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Category Archives: Health

Originally published by Elizabeth Podnieks, PhD, Professor Emerita at Ryerson University. Click here to visit the Center for Digital Aging’s website. “Imagine all the people Living life in peace” -John Lennon June 15th is the eleventh commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)! This blog is about the power of imagination … how it […]

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In preparation for Father’s Day, the DECIMOS NO MÁS campaign is having a social media giveaway to honor fathers across the country who embody the qualities of a hero: generosity, compassion, and support.  We believe in the strength between fathers and their children, and we want to honor that this month. To nominate your dad […]

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By Andrea Carcamo, Policy Analyst & Legislative Liaison Direct services are a way to help survivors of sexual assault after the fact, but prevention addresses the issue at its root. Although large companies and media outlets have the power to improve the discourse on sexual assault by bringing content to our phones, TVs and computer […]

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By Mónica Ramírez Director of Gender Equity and Advocacy at the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda; Director of Gender Equality and Trabajadoras Empowerment at the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement More than 600,000 women across our nation are responsible for harvesting the fruits and vegetables that we eat every day. We all benefit from their […]

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By Andrea Carcamo, J.D., Policy Analyst and Legislative Liaison; Pierre R. Berastaín,  Assistant Director of Innovation and Engagement; Heidi Notario, Director of Implementation and Social Change Trafficking in Persons consists of  the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of a person by means of threat or use of force or coercion to achieve the consent of a […]

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During our observance of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10th and throughout the month of March, the National Latin@ Network is committed to recognizing the range of experiences of Latin@s who live with HIV and AIDS. This year, we hope to uplift the voices of Trans Latina women living with HIV and AIDS…

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Many Latin@ and LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence face difficult barriers when accessing services. Similarly, individuals living with HIV/AIDS also encounter societal stigma and structural challenges that place them at the margins. Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network recognizes that those living at intersecting identities and realities, such as TransLatin@ survivors of intimate partner violence living with HIV/AIDS, often encounter isolation and lack of understanding from the part of service providers.

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The Victim Inventory of Goals, Options & Risks ( The VIGOR) is a new resource …

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As children are exposed to new ideas and experiences, it can be hard to know what to say. Nobody has all of the answers, what most important is to keep your conversations going. Talk openly. Encourage open, honest, and thoughtful reflection. Allow children of all ages to express their ideas, expectations, questions, and concerns. Be […]

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By Elaine Ezekiel, Community Manager, MHP Salud El Arte de Sobrevivir (The Art of Surviving) is a support group program that uses the multi-tiered Promotor(a) de Salud model to provide support to low-income, Hispanic, Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and/or stalking. This model employs a Promotora (also known as a Community Health Worker) who […]

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