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2018 Migration and Health Report: Book Presentation

    The most recent Migration and Health Report (“Migración y salud: Retos y oportunidades actuales” in Spanish) is here! Our director, Xóchitl Castañeda, along with Miguel Amaro and Silvana Larrea, participated in the book’s presentation in Mexico City on February 25, 2019. The report dates to 2005 and has as a main objective to document […]
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Call to all poetry lovers!

Do you like Poetry? Do you care about Latino health issues? Then consider applying to this great opportunity: Sample Poem     The request/recommendation is that the work relate in some way to Latinx health, considered broadly. It may be poetry or prose; bilingual, or full English or Spanish. Work should be original, and length […]
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XIX Binational Promotores Conference

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM The California Endowment 2000 Franklin St Oakland, California 94612 United States   The ​Health ​Initiative ​of ​the ​Americas, ​​UC ​Berkeley’s ​School ​of ​Public ​Health ​invites ​you ​to ​participate ​in ​the ​XIX ​Binational ​Promotores ​Conference, ​2019. ​ This annual conference is aimed at Community Health Workers (CHW), community leaders, coordinators and people working to improve migrant’s heath conditions and well-being. This event offers participants  updated information relevant to the […]
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El amor en los tiempos de las cóleras

Read our article featured in Brújula Ciudadana, by Xochitl Castañeda, Liliana Osorio and Nicté Castañeda regarding Central American migration to the United States. Article

Our director was featured in the article “Care and the caravan”

Xóchitl Castañeda was featured in the article “Care and the caravan: the unmet needs of migrants heading for the US”. You can read the article here.

La bestia, el tren de la muerte

  Listen to our director, Xóchitl Castañeda, in this podcast by Tuiris radio on the train ‘la bestia’ and the journey that many migrants have to endure. (Interview in Spanish)   Listen to the podcast here