Site promotes healthy, positive behaviors in girls between the ages of 10 and 16. The site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women, and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home.
Aunque Cerca...Sano Pesticide Training Manual
A step by step educational manual to train outreach workers and promotoras de salud about pesticides. Includes exercises to help workshop participants help parents protect children from pesticide exposure.
COMIC: Aunque Cerca...Sano
This 16-page pesticide comic book targets migrant and seasonal farmworker families to educate parents about children's risks to pesticide exposure and ways to minimize these risks. Available in English and Spanish.
COMIC: Poco Veneno...¿No Mata?
Features a story about a family with a child who was poisoned in the home by pesticides. Through the family’s encounter with a local clinic and an in-home visit from the neighborhood promotora de salud, the Spanish comic book offers information on what pesticides are, why one should be concerned about pesticide exposures, how to minimize pesticide exposures and how to respond to a pesticide poisoning. Produced by MCN, CERM, Paso del Norte Health Foundation.
- Poco Veneno Pesticide Comic.pdf( 51,348.80 Kb )
Cutting Edge Press
Comfort Measures for Childbirth: The Rebozo Way--video and book. Bienvenido a la Vida: 3 Spanish Birth Stories--video about labor and birth
Environmental Health Training Modules for Promotoras
Bilingual training modules on Asthma, Lead, Pesticides, Water and Sanitation and Popular Education. Produced by Farmworker Justice as part of their Clean Environment for Healthy Kids. Contributing authors include Amy Liebman, Shelley Davis and Virginia Ruiz.
Health and Medical Care among the Children of Immigrants
New research out of Cornell University's College of Human Ecology found that low-income children of immigrants have much poorer health than low-income children of citizens, as reported in a special section of the journal Child Development.