Healthy Families & Schools
Health equity starts with support for healthcare access for all our families, especially moms and children, addressing mental health and trauma, and improving education.
Read the Research
Building Support for Latino Families: A Research Review2017 Research
Mental Health & Latino Kids: A Research Review2017 Research
Latina Mom and Baby Health: A Research Review2016 Research
Healthier Schools & Latino Kids: A Research Review2016 Research
Take action to support our families!
You can help kids and families get help they need for better health and education.
Make your school trauma-sensitive
Half of U.S. children suffer abuse, poverty, and other traumas. Use our free Action Pack to track and support these children in our schools!
Improve healthcare access
The reason for health inequity is often a lack of access to quality care. See the latest efforts to bridge the gap in healthcare access and promote health equity!
Curb mental health stigma
Check out the latest ways to bust the stigma over mental health and get more Latinos and all people the care they need for healthy minds!Take more action!
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