Salir Adelante is a health and leadership initiative designed to strengthen Latina women’s capacity to identify and address health barriers.
Let's Talk About It is an advocacy and support program serving women living with HIV and female caregivers in North Florida.
The WLI brings together a diverse group of women who worked together to learn how to increase advocacy skills, strengthen leadership ability, and build power through teamwork.
The North Central Florida Social Service/Hispanic Alliance's mission is the bridging of social service and Hispanic communities together.
ECCHO began as the RWHP’s advocacy program linking the communities we serve to health providers and is now our health justice advocacy and support work.
Barriers to accessing health care include social and legal obstacles. The RWHP works to reduce the barriers resulting from legal status issues, domestic violence or trafficking through partnerships with three legal teams.
A collaboration between Aid to Inmate Mothers (AIM), Alabama Department of Corrections (Tutwiler Women’s Prison) and the RWHP, Positive Voices was a testimonial media project to strengthen the advocacy potential of incarcerated, HIV positive women.
Creating a support system for parents of English-language learners through a community-university-rural school system partnership.
This is the initiative that houses the work of over 500 community health workers that have been trained by the RWHP since 2004.
Project SALUD increases Latino community health literacy linkage to care and support immigrant justice.
Powered by Community Health Workers, Health P.L.U.S. provides health education, referral and navigation services to women in Alachua, Levy, and Putnam counties.
Begun in 2006, the CNS early breast cancer detection has educated over 150 lay-health workers in North Central Florida, who have trained over 1400 Spanish-speaking women in seven counties.
Take a look at some of our past projects.
Since 1991, the RWHP has created photo stories with community members to inform their peers about health and justice issues. This is a grassroots testimonial media process.
Using popular education approaches, combined with testimonial media, the RWHP facilitates Training-the-Trainer workshops and direct education sessions for community members on topics critical for community integration.
Community Health Clubs are a community-based, interactive program for participants to learn “Action Steps” to improve their wellbeing and to reduce health disparities.
Family separation as a result of interior detention of parent is a growing justice and health concern impacting immigrant communities. This report address the traumatic and economic costs of such policies within Florida- but, mirrors the reality of other U.S. states.
Creando Nuestra Salud (Creating Our Health) Reducing late detection of breast cancer among Hispanic women in North Central Florida, lay-health workers in 8 counties educate their peers through one-on-one education.
Vivir a todo pulmón (“Live Life to Its Fullest”) is a series of health education campaign materials for Spanish-speaking immigrants.
Pizcando Sueños relates the stories that farmworking women wish to tell the world. These stories constitute an affirmation of their daily struggle for life and dignity.
In order to increase an understanding around the level of HIV/AIDS risk facing Hispanic Immigrant communities in the Southeastern zone of the United States, the Voices of Immigrants in Action (VIA) program focused on the internal and external barriers to HIV education, prevention and testing in this community.
Learn about previous research impacting the health of immigrant communities.