Myrtle Oates M.D.: Let’s Get Real…Reducing Health Disparities

Recently, Reuters Health published that the life expectancy of a black man in prison is equal to that of his white counterpart. “Less than one percent of men died during incarceration, and there was no difference between black and white inmates. But outside prison walls, blacks have a higher rate of death at any given age than whites.” (Reuters Health, 2011) Of course I had to ask why?

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SHF Employee Of The Month: Maria Salinas, Administrative Coordinator

Maria is one of the pillars we lean upon at our Savoy location. Her trademark is a cheerful personality and always ready to work. Her presence at St. Hope has afforded us greater stability with managing daily office resources. Maria is a dedicated team member who doesn’t mind helping you in your moment of need. […]

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HIV Testing Initiative Confirmed: High Prevalence Of HIV In Harris County

Via: Chron.Com An expanded federal HIV testing initiative has confirmed a high prevalence of the virus in Harris County, with 1,000 new cases identified and a heavy burden of infection among black residents tested. Overall, 2 percent of those screened had the virus, and half had not been diagnosed. Houston is often cited as a […]

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SHF’s Tim’m West Releases New CD Fly Brotha’

St. Hope Foundation is happy to announce that Tim’m West has released a new CD project called Fly Brotha’. Fly Brotha’ features collaborations DDm, Kaoz, Smut Stud, TreZure, Alan Vickers, Quentin Adams, Billy Badd Azz, Osiris Johnson, Dirtybird, Dj SirRah, Swanny River, Soce, Smut Stud, and David E.F.P.. Fly Brotha’ is Tim’m West’s fourth studio […]

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