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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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Growing up in a working-class, union family, Dominic Aliano saw firsthand how local governance could help people in his…Air Quality, Quit Smoking
Jesus Larralde is ready for the pandemic to be over. He wants to be able to spend time with his sisters and his dad, who…COVID-19, Vaccines
Jesús Larralde está listo para que se acabe la pandemia. Quiere poder pasar tiempo con sus hermanas y su papá, que está…COVID-19, Español, Vaccines
Patricia Chalela has always loved working in public health and being a valuable member of a team. Chalela is an associat…Embracing Immigrants, Latino Cancer, Quit Smoking
Daniel Carlos Hughes thought he wanted to be a chemical engineer. He worked at Dow Chemical for 23 years, moving up to a…Cancer, Clinical Trials
From a young age, Flávia Fernandes wanted to practice medicine. Thanks to years of resiliency and dedication, she is now…Healthy Food
With over 30 years of working in mental health and disparities research, Margarita Alegría is what you might call an exp…Mental Health, Overcoming Harmful Biases
Art can convey a story or a message. So what if you could use art to spark a conversation about issues in your community…Mental Health, Overcoming Harmful Biases