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Redes En Acción is dedicated to reducing Latino cancer with a national network of community groups, researchers, government health agencies and the public. Core activities include research, training, and stimulating awareness of cancer and resources in Latino communities.

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Honoring ‘Godmother of Mariachi’ Music Isabel (Belle) Ortiz

Monday, September 18, 2023 - 09:53

Mariachi music is a hallmark of Latino culture.
Generations of Latinos listen to mariachis – a small Mexican musical ensemble of mostly stringed instruments – and continue to pass on this beautiful part of Latino culture to future generations.

23 Surprising Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 10:43

Hispanic Heritage Month is here!
This annual U.S. observance, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Alberto Martin: Making the Most of Every Opportunity for Latino Health

Friday, July 14, 2023 - 10:42

As a child in Puerto Rico, Alberto Martin dreamed of playing professional soccer. 
He knew that becoming a soccer pro meant lots of hard work, practice, and willpower to get better even when you’re tired and want to give up. 

530 People Ask to Expand Health Care for DACA Recipients!

Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 07:26

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its

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