NWGA Cancer Coalition Promotoras de Salud

Northwest Georgia Regional Cancer Coalition – Promotoras de Salud are community health advisors that bring cancer awareness, early detection and prevention to the Hispanic Latino population of Bartow, Chattooga, Floyd, Gordon and Polk counties of Northwest Georgia.   The NWGA Promotoras also provide healthcare services and one-on-one education, and patient navigation services when needed. NWGA Promotoras help … Continue reading NWGA Cancer Coalition Promotoras de Salud

Po' K Dominicana Soy.

This exemplifies all too well the feeling of most young Latino in the US brought when little kids and able to see that melting-pot and puzzle that our country is becoming.

The Graduates – Gustavo Madrigal

Gustavo Madrigal, one of the 6 students is from Griffin, Georgia. ” The Graduates” a two-part film by Independent Lens exploring pressing issues on education can be watched at PBS. Gustavo started school in the U.S. in fifth grade, after being brought from Mexico by his undocumented parents. They emphasized academics and set high standards, … Continue reading The Graduates – Gustavo Madrigal

Georgia's Latino Boom Leaders

This is a summary and comment based on an article by New America Media / Mundo Hispánico, (Johanes Roselló, Translated by Elena Shore) Traducción al español A poll released by the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds of Latinos could not name a national leader in their community. But a look at the immigrant rights … Continue reading Georgia's Latino Boom Leaders

Supporting Those That Do Good

During the last couple of years, as an organizer and contractor for non-profits; I have been frustrated by the lack of resources that compile not only events within the Hispanic community in Georgia but also the best work done by the many non-profits that work in our state. Every month I hear of a new … Continue reading Supporting Those That Do Good