#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/18: Let’s Improve Immigrant Health

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Latinos immigrants face a big lack of access to support for economic stability, education, and health.

To best support Latino immigrant and all families, research shows a need to develop and support high-quality early care and education programs, home environments free of chronic stress, and poverty-reducing programs and policies.

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, to tweet about innovative ways to improve health equity and well-being for immigrant and all families!

    • SaludTues Tweetchat imigrant healthWHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat─Let’s Improve Immigrant Health!
    • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018
    • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
    • HOST: @SaludAmerica
    • CO-HOSTS: The Society of Behavioral Medicine (@BehavioralMed), Dr. Sherry Pagoto, leader of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (@SBMPresident & @DrSherryPagoto), and the National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families (@NRCHispanic)
    • SPECIAL GUEST: National Immigrant Justice Center (@NIJC)
    • OPTIONAL HASHTAGS: #HispanicHeritageMonth

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

  • What immigrant health look like? What should it look like?
  • How are current policies impacting fear and anxiety of parental separation and deportation among Latino immigrants?
  • What are some key ways to improve the physical and mental health of Latino immigrants?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter in English or Spanish. Share stories and resources to help create health equity for immigrant and all families!

Click here to learn about the Salud America! #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming and past tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.

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50

percent

of big U.S cities have a local board of health

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