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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 east side neighborhood of San Antonio (63.2% Latino) struggles with socioeconomic hardships, health disparities, and…Healthcare Access, Healthy Families & Schools, Mental Health
Penny Parham is helping students in Miami-Dade County (65% Latino) make healthier food choices more easily thanks to hig…Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
In 2009 Douglas Johnson, the new principal at Mountlake Terrace Elementary School in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. (10.5% Lat…Green & Active Spaces
Bishop Jose Torres, a father of three girls who plays volleyball in his spare time, was concerned about the lack of heal…Healthcare Access
In Florida, access to healthy food may be greater than 10 miles for some families. In addition to not getting healthy op…Healthy Food
In the past 10 years, the Thomas Kelly High School girls’ soccer team has been one of the winningest teams in Chicago bu…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
How can one family have an impact on reducing obesity in their school and beyond? Just look at the Surani sisters of Cor…Education, Healthy Food