Five on Friday: Steps in the Right Direction
Take care of yourselves! Amidst another very tough week in migrant health, we encourage our clinician constituents to take some time to relax, rejuvenate, reboot -- and rejoice in the small victories that are moving us forward. Today’s Five on Friday features resources and articles on steps in the right direction, actionable items for positive change, and new resources to promote health. What are you reading that inspires you to keep on this path? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.
American Medical Association Divests from Fossil Fuels
Hawaii First in US to Ban Chlorpyrifos
Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, rejoiced in this historic victory: “Hawaii first in nation to ban chlorpyrifos.”
What Can YOU do to Fight Family Seperation at the Border?
Del, Director of International Projects and Emerging Issues, shared the popular Slate article, “Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border.” While separation has ended, detention will still continue -- and immigrant families will continue to need resources and representation.
Community Health Workers Could Save Millions of Lives
Elaine, CFO, enjoyed “How Community Health Workers Could Save 30 Million Lives By 2030” from Time.
New Comic Book Promotes Health Centers for Farmworkers
Jillian, Director of Education and Communication, forwarded on Farmworker Justice’s new comic book promoting health centers, “Good Health is For You, Too,” available in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.
Have a safe and healthy summer solstice weekend.
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