Get inspired by our Salud Hero stories and videos, which show real champions of change who drive policies and environments for health equity in families, schools and communities!
Rosa Herrera knows how difficult the battle with COVID-19 can be. Two of her daughters were really sick with COVID-19 in October 2020 and were hospitalized during their infections. Herrera herself got sick, too, but had a mild case. “It was really scary. I couldn’t see them and since both of them were hospitalized at ...
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Zo Mpofu believes protecting the health of mothers and babies in childbirth is a moral responsibility. That is why it al…Overcoming Harmful Biases, Trauma & ACES, Understanding & Reducing Poverty
Why did Emelina Asto-Flores volunteer for a clinical trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine? Asto-Flores, a community health e…Clinical Trials
When Giselle Rincon decided to start a nonprofit to help immigrants and offer humanitarian aid to her home country, she…Overcoming Harmful Biases, Understanding & Reducing Poverty
Chris David is ready for the pandemic to be over. It’s dramatically hurt his business and taken friends and family away…COVID-19, Vaccines
Nelly Jiménez knows how difficult it is to suffer from severe COVID-19 illness. Her husband was hospitalized with COVID…COVID-19, Vaccines
Alfred Lee has heard just about every COVID-19 vaccine myth out there. He’s seen YouTube videos about how “dangerous” th…COVID-19, Vaccines
Dr. Dorothy Long Parma hasn’t had the easiest career path. She’s struggled with depression throughout her time in medica…Latino Cancer, Mental Health
For Maria Hernandez, fighting for health equity hits close to home. When her dad was in the hospital fighting cancer, He…Overcoming Harmful Biases
Luz Garcini wants to help Latinos heal from the loss of a loved one. “One of the biggest needs that we see in the commun…Embracing Immigrants, Mental Health
Like many of us, Norma Cavazos has had her life turned upside down by COVID-19. Many of her family members have gotten s…COVID-19, Vaccines