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Camp Rise Up 2020

By Habiba Alcindor Think back to your teenage years. Perhaps some of your most vivid memories and life-defining experiences happened during this emotionally charged and sometimes confusing time. We remember that, and that’s why we created Camp Rise Up, an immersive health-education intervention, to offer teens living with homelessness a safe space to learn about […]
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Camp RiseUp 2019 Reunion

The Floating Hospital was thrilled to catch up with the young people from Camp RiseUp 2019. Our Health Education team welcomed the youngsters to our clinic in Long Island City for lunch. But, as if that wasn’t enough, they went rock climbing afterwards. The reunion was an exciting time for the teens. Some of the […]
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Camp RiseUp 2019 in review

Since the middle of the 20th century, good health has been associated with doctors, dentists and therapists. However, more modern Americans are viewing health in a much more holistic framework – a complex formula that includes every aspect of a person’s life. Camp RiseUp brings this to some of New York’s homeless families. For The […]
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