Empowering Latinx physicians, medical professionals and medical students through education, advocacy & health policy to support their efforts to eliminate health disparity, promote and optimize health and the quality of life for Latinx in California.
Join the Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center for a special three-part series followed by a four-part learning community focused on (im)migrant student mental health.Read More
This webinar will provide information and resources for advocates and child welfare workers. Presenters will share the current research about detention and the importance of trauma-informed approaches for survivors and their children. They will talk about special immigration remedies for survivors under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Trafficking Victims Protection Act. They will discuss guidelines for child welfare to support family reunification when a parent is in detention and share how COVID-19 has affected immigrant families who are involved with child welfare. Finally, presenters will highlight the importance of enhanced safety planning to make sure immigrant survivors know their rights and can access help.Read More
The “essential workers” picking American’s food are facing fires, heat waves, and the pandemic, all at once.Read More
Edgar Velázquez has taken an unconventional route to medical school.
His story begins in Mexico, where a ruined economy forced his parents to flee their beloved colonial hometown and move to the United States, leaving their children behind.Read More
Migrants are loaded onto a bus by U.S. Border Patrol agents after being detained when they crossed into the United States from Mexico on June 1, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.Read More