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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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Tired. Unhappy. Unenergetic. Students were showing these emotions over the school day and into afterschool activities in…Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Noemi Villarreal sees Latinos in San Antonio struggle with disease, and wants to help. That’s why she has helped launch…Healthcare Access, Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food
Jenny Arredondo knows some San Antonio students leave school and don’t eat again until they return to school the next da…Healthy Food, Maternal & Child Health
Texas State Rep. Diego Bernal had a simple question for school leaders in San Antonio. What’s your biggest concern for s…Healthy Food, Maternal & Child Health
Paul Rezaei loved being physically active as a kid, so much so that he became a personal trainer and has helped people g…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Dr. Janet Houser wants her Regis University in Denver to “make a difference in the world” for better health. Dr. Janet H…Healthcare Access, Healthy Families & Schools, Housing
When San Antonio native Shirley Gonzales earned a business degree years ago, she immediately went to work to find new lo…Healthcare Access, Housing
George Block has fought for children for a long time. When Block saw disadvantaged kids not able to swim at local pools…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities