Two of Esperanza’s Health Promoters from the Healthy Homes Project were interviewed on “De Sol A Sol” by Gilberto Romero at the 135th annual American Public Health Association Conference. Emphasizing important points of what the program encompasses and how each contribute to the well being of the community by promoting and providing health information. For full interview go to following link:

“A Community Approach to Mental Health” De Sol a Sol

Last month, Esperanza staff embarked in a mother’s day mini-fundraiser and community-building event Color Your Love for your Mother at the Mercado La Paloma. It was fairly simple to connect the event to our vision and reality. A great majority of Esperanza staff are Promotoras from the community who themselves are mothers, and many members of the community are also mothers of young children actively engaged in schools, park committees, and tenant leadership councils to improve the conditions of their lives and that of their children.