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.
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.