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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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The streetcar is back along the Texas-Mexico border, thanks to a Latino man’s brilliant “fake” ad campaign. Peter Svarzb…Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Transportation & Mobility
Latinos face many barriers to health care, including language differences; complex and confusing documents and processes…Healthcare Access, Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food
Alma Galvez was sick of seeing a growing number of overweight Latino child patients at her clinic in Minneapolis, Minn….Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Water
Dr. Kathy Fletcher knows the first three years of a child’s life are critical for preparing kids to grow and mature into…Education, Healthy Families & Schools
Kori Eberle calls early and steady prenatal care the “best gift a baby can receive” for healthy early childhood developm…Healthy Families & Schools, Maternal & Child Health
A brain aneurysm changed the life of María Emilce López forever—for the better. While a grad student at the University o…Education, Healthcare Access
For 30 years, a group of small community health centers have provided primary healthcare to residents in Maricopa County…Healthcare Access, Healthy Families & Schools
Hannah Lieder, foster mother and founder of Minneapolis Swims, has been working since 2010 to keep open the local Philli…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities