GritoBlast! — ConsejoSano is the first company to provide immediate 24/7 access to Spanish-speaking doctors through a mobile app and 1-800 number. The goal is to make sure that all Latinos living in the United States get affordable access to high quality medical advice, which right now is extremely hard to find. ConsejoSano offers their members: – Health Advice from native Spanish speaking doctors (general health, pediatrics, nutrition, etc.) – Access to...Read More »
GritoBlast! – Amgen, a pharmaceutical company, launched Quimioterapia: Mitos y Realidades, a Spanish-language extension of the Chemotherapy: Myths or Facts awareness initiative for cancer patients and their caregivers, featuring actress and Emmy®-award winning television personality Adamari López. In 2005, López was diagnosed with and treated for breast cancer. She has since become a breast cancer advocate and is working with Amgen to share her personal story. “When going...Read More »
GritoBlast! — An all-new bilingual website and curriculum for Peep and the Big Wide World, the Emmy Award-winning preschool science and math series for 3-5 year olds produced by Boston’s PBS station WGBH has launched. The new website, available in both English and Spanish, includes PEEP animated episodes, live-action videos, new games, and family activities, as well as an extensive collection of educational materials and professional development tools for center-based and...Read More »
Seeking migrant or seasonal head start participants who are current college students to intern in Washington D.C.
GritoBlast! — Five migrant/seasonal farmworker college students will be selected to live and work in D.C. for an intensive eight-week internship and professional mentoring program. The goal is to provide life-altering experiences and networks to help students make the intellectual, cognitive, and emotional transition from agricultural life to that of a professional. Instead of youth working in the fields harvesting fruits or vegetables in the sweltering summer heat, they...Read More »
Border Kids Relief Project Launches Its First Annual Holiday Donation Drive To Benefit Unaccompanied Minors
GritoBlast! — For many in the Latino community, a big holiday tradition is extending the holiday celebration until January 6, Three Kings Day. According to the legend, on that day, the “Magi of Bethlehem,” also known as the Three Kings Melchior, Gaspar and Balthazar, extended their good will and welcoming presents to the newborn Baby Jesus. In that same spirit of hope, acceptance and generosity that defines the holiday season, the Border Kids Relief Project...Read More »