Category Archives: Latino Health

Atlanta Latino Lions Club​, 20 Years of Service

We are grateful to Betty Robles Dextre, member of the club  for helping us write this article!  The Atlanta Latino Lions Club founded 20 years ago, has an impeccable record of serving the community through screenings, prevention services and community assistance to families in need. A 100% volunteer group based in Marietta, the Atlanta Latino Lions Club stretches bonds within

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2018-2020 Latino Community Fund Strategic Priorities

The Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia) had its first 2018 Membership Meeting and convening with representatives of 21 Latino-led and Latino-serving organizations across the state.  We are grateful to The Coca-Cola Company for welcoming in their home and hosting our meeting. Three specific priority areas were discussed: a) 2020 CENSUS Galeo.org will be leading the Complete Count Committee and all

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For immigrant workers, corporate health plans can be an awkward fit

This article was originally published by Georgia Health News, a nonprofit covering health news in the state.  This piece is the ninth in a series of articles reported in Northwest Georgia, an area rich in stories about unmet health needs and about people and programs making a difference. Georgia Health News and the health and medical journalism graduate program at UGA Grady

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3 Groups of young Latinas Form Coalition to Strengthen their Communities

(This post originally appeared at “Georgian Educator” a blog by Rebekah Morris, Teacher at Cross Keys High School and community advocate.  You can see the original blog post here.) Exciting things happen when you combine the intellectual power of fifteen teenage girls. Last weekend, students from Pinckneyville Middle School, Summerour Middle School, and Cross Keys High School joined forces at

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