We support prevention, detection, treatment, and survivorship by eliminating the barriers to high quality health care facing the Latiné community; barriers that exist as a result of the impact of the social determinants of health.
Latinas Contra Cancer works to educate individuals on the importance of early detection and screening through community events, cancer health bingos, and partnerships with local organizations.
Latinas Contra Cancer hosts a monthly Spanish Language survivor support group along with a calendar of events aimed at encouraging self- care for survivors and caregivers and building community
Latinas Contra Cancer provides patient navigation in Spanish & English and helps guide clients to economic and social resources available to them that they may better access cancer prevention and treatment
Defensoras: Health Care Advocate Training
Latinas Contra Cancer hosts a health justice advocate training program that educates and holds space for Latina leaders to identify and combat injustice in the healthcare system.
Rental and Financial Assistance
We participate in Santa Clara County's Homelessness Prevention System in partnership with Sacred Heart Community Services.
Health Justice Fellowship
The Irma Ferrer Memorial Health Justice Fellowship is a 10-month leadership opportunity for college or graduate level students committed to creating just and equitable access to the healthcare system for the Latino community around issues of cancer.
National Latino Cancer Summit
Join LCC for the 7th Biennial Summit happening summer of 2021! It will be a virtual program packed with exciting speakers and cutting-edge panel discussions.
Mother's Day Walk
We walked for our health. We walked in memory of our loved ones. We walked for survivors.We walked for equity. We walked for a cure. We walked for each other.