Wassy Tesfa and Thaddeus Juarez, MD speak at Head Start Directors Exchange
Hosted by Region 9 Head Start Association, this virtual meeting focuses on effective strategies that leadership teams should consider during the pandemic. Discussion is facilitated by Wassy Tesfa, Executive Director of Pacific Clinics’ Head Start/Early Head Start and includes guest speaker Thaddeus Juarez, MD, Medical Director. Click here to learn more and register to participate.
Laura Pancake Named a Top Leader in Healthcare
The Los Angeles Business Journal named Vice President, Clinical Services, Housing & Employment Services Laura Pancake to its Top Women Leaders in Healthcare list. She understands the correlation between mental illness, homelessness and employment and works daily to offer solutions.
Open Minds Profiles Pacific Clinics and Its Impact in the Community
Open Minds, an online publication focusing on health and human services, highlighted Pacific Clinics in one of its organization profile features. The profile detailed Pacific Clinics' history, its impact in the community since 1926, services provided and financial overview.
Recognizing Dr. Mamie Clark
As one of the first African American psychologists to graduate from Columbia, Dr. Mamie Clark’s many contributions in childhood development and social science research helped overturn school segregation and develop culturally sensitive programs for children. Learn more about her impact.
Inclusion and Advancement in Education
In a Q&A with La Shon Tillie-Jones, site director of Pacific Clinics’ Head Start Nesbitt Center, she talks about the importance of providing programs that support advancement and self-sufficiency.
Pacific Clinics’ Q&A with Jenifer Lewis
For Black History Month, we feature a leading African American advocate for mental health awareness. In a Q&A with Pacific Clinics, our Champion of Mental Health @jeniferlewis shares her #hopestory and discusses her journey with bipolar disorder as revealed in her bestselling memoir #TheMotherOfBlackHollywood.