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.
The “number” in one’s story is the total of how many different Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) one personally endured during childhood. This can include abuse, neglect and household challenges, but it can also include societal challenges such as racism, discrimination, poverty, and violence.
The good news is that number does not define us. It is simply an entry point to our own personal story, and recovery. Where it leads is up to you.