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First Statewide Meeting for Latin Health Promoters

On June 30, 2022, the First State Meeting for Latino Health Promoters was held for the first time in Maryland, sponsored by the city of Annapolis.

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Yuliana Macey: A Voice for Her People

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Yuliana started doing outreach to the Latino community. She would help give resources to Latino families, providing any information about the virus and being a resource to anyone she could.

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Gabriela Gamez: An Advocate for Latino Education and Well-being

It is clear that there is an emphasis on education for Gabriela. To her, education is the key to success. The Latino community will only become stronger through education and creating further opportunities for ourselves.

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Ivan Mejia: The Educator and Lifeguard

Working with immigrants has been something that Ivan has done since the moment he came to the United States. He initially started working with immigrants dealing with domestic violence, then transitioned to being a bilingual navigator for Maryland Health Connections.

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CDC Supports 53 Community-Based Organizations to Implement and Expand HIV Self-Testing Programs

Community-Based Organizations Will Help Increase Access to HIV Self-testing in Underserved Communities and Among Those Most Vulnerable to HIV

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Systemic Changes for the Health of Latinos

As we move into a post-pandemic existence, what can we do to advance equity in healthcare access for Latinos? What would such a future look like? What are the best practices and the most natural mistakes? Finally: as a community, what stops Latinos from accessing the health care they need?

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