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Advocacy Grows in the Garden State

leslie_morrisTadum! It’s official: our National Community Health Advocate for the Month of August is Leslie Morris, Community Relations Director at the New Jersey Primary Care Association. Leslie has set a new national standard with her efforts to mobilize New Jersey’s 19 health centers, elected officials, and community partners in celebration of National Health Center Week (NHCW). This year Leslie broke her own record, coordinating more than 55 events around the state and helping to raise over $40,000 to support NHCW events all over New Jersey. For the last two years Leslie has worked tirelessly to ensure that NHCW is one of the premier primary care focuses for health centers, HMO’s, Pharmaceutical firms, patients and legislators. Constantly focused and working hard to get the word out about the effectiveness of health centers and engaging community partners and constituents, Leslie is simply TOP NOTCH! Please join us in recognizing the August National Community Health Advocate of the Month, Leslie Morris