UCLA: Our Stories, Our Impact
is a multimedia traveling exhibit that illuminates the role of UCLA and its alumni in advancing equity and equality in America. The exhibit
is anchored by the stories of present and former Bruins who have advanced and shaped social justice movements.
On view from January 23rd–February 26, 2020 at Mercado La Paloma
Sister Diane Donoghue ’54
Nancy Halpern Ibrahim ’93
Esperanza Community Housing’s Promotores de Salud Training Program is accepting applications for the 2020 cohort!
Deadline to submit application: October 15, 2019.
Promotores have been identified as a connection between communities, medical services and social services. Promotores live in the community and are aware of the needs and challenges it faces. The training values lived experience and strives to increase the skills and knowledge of each individual.
The training values all experience; formal and informal. The candidates need to have a genuine interest in helping, serving and supporting their community. Dedicated, responsible and committed are some characteristics of a Promotor/a. It is recommended to have a basic understanding of English and Spanish as some sessions will be held in all Spanish or all English. No interpretation will be available.
If you are a community leader who is interested in participating in Esperanza’s free bilingual Promotora Training Program, please fill out the application at the link below.
THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS WHO HELPED MAKE DANCING UNDER THE STARS A SUCCESS!
Celebrating 30 Years of Building Hope with Community
On September 13, 2019, Esperanza Community Housing marked its 30th Anniversary at the California African American Museum and honored distinguished members from our community of South Los Angeles: U.S. Congressmember Karen Bass (37th District), the South Central Youth Leadership Coalition, and Beatriz Solís of The California Endowment.
THE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SPOTLIGHTS OUR HEALTHY HOMES PROGRAM
Esperanza Community Housing is honored to be recognized by the California Community Foundation as they highlight the critical work being done by our Healthy Homes Program and Gaby Gonzalez, Healthy Homes Program Manager and Community Health Promoter.
Click here to watch the video about the Healthy Homes Program.
Click here to read the California Community Foundation’s full report.
Learn More About Upcoming Arts & Cultural Events by visiting our Calendar of Events Page.
Is Mercado la Paloma creating a culture of health?
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