#SaludTues 7/11/23: How Do Latino Children Benefit from Preschool?


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Over 3.5 million children participated in early childhood programs as of 2020.  

Preschool and other early childhood education programs can greatly benefit children, especially Latino children.  

In fact, studies have shown that low-income Latino kids who attended early education programs at age 4 attain stronger academic skills.  

Let’s use #SaludTues on July 11, 2023, to explore early childhood education and how we can equitably ensure that its many benefits reach Latino children.  

  • WHAT: #SaludTues: How Do Latino Children Benefit from Preschool?   
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. EST (Noon-1 p.m. CST), Tuesday, July 11, 2023.  
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues 
  • HOST: Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio (@SaludAmerica) 
  • CO-HOSTS: Public Health Maps (@PublicHealthMaps), Hispanic Research Center (@NRCHispanic), MomsRising (@MomsRising), Latinx Voces (@Latinxvocesllc), and Dr. Dulce María Ruelas (@DulceMariaMPH 
  • HASHTAG: #SaludTues 

We’ll open the floor to your comments, tips, and stories as we explore: 

  • Early childhood education  
  • Latino children 
  • The benefits of preschool  

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter in English. Share stories and resources related to early childhood education for Latinos! 

#SaludTues is a monthly health equity tweetchat focused on health equity and the Latino population at 12p CT/1p ET on the first Tuesday of each month. #SaludTues is hosted by the @SaludAmerica program at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio.  

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