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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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Jessie Fisher and her nonprofit food pantry, the Randolph Area Christian Assistance Program (RACAP) aim to provide a wee…Healthy Food
San Antonio’s Eastside Promise Neighborhood (EPN) is a community of about 18,000 residents (67.5% Latino) who face many…Healthcare Access, Healthy & Cohesive Cultures, Healthy Families & Schools, Understanding & Reducing Poverty
City parks worker Michael Baldwin saw rampant physical inactivity and disease in San Antonio, Texas (68% Latino). To hel…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Maria Silva is a registered dietitian and educator in St. Vincent de Paul’s bilingual Family Wellness Program in Phoenix…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Many Latinos in Minnesota get “left out,” of the healthcare picture. That’s why HealthFinders Collaborative aims to prov…Healthcare Access, Healthy Families & Schools
Registered nurse Derek Dimas learned kids need to eat healthier to help decrease the high rates of obesity in his hometo…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Neighborhood leaders and residents like Paul D. López and Fany Mendez in the Denver, Colo., neighborhood of Westwood wor…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Transportation & Mobility
Westwood Unidos and Re:Vision, two local organizations in the Westwood neighborhood of Denver, Colo. (31.2% Latino popul…Green & Active Spaces, Healthcare Access, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities