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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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Shape Up San Francisco, a coalition of community leaders, wanted to know if kids in San Francisco were meeting state req…Education, Healthy Families & Schools
Alicia Gonzalez, a young Latina with experience in community development, was eager to keep kids stay active, given the…Education, Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
After realizing that patients were not participating in regular physical activity, clinicians at the Community Health an…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Latino neighborhoods tend to have less access to fresh fruits and veggies. In Santa Ana, Calif., a high school that serv…Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Thanks to a partnership between Children and Neighbors Defeat Obesity (CAN DO) Houston, the Houston Parks and Recreation…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Transportation & Mobility
A group of Texas Tech University students wanted to get some hands-on coaching experience. Jeff Key, an instructor at Te…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Hispanics make up almost half of the total population in Houston and many live in areas that lack easy access to grocery…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Woodburn, Oregon, is a small, mostly Latino town south of Portland that’s miles away from a full-service supermarket. Th…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities