Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders
August 2015 Webinar: Advancing Indigenous Farmworker Health Care
In partnership with the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders (SAFSF), Driscoll’s recently co-hosted a webinar highlighting how Natividad Medical Foundation’s Indigenous Interpreting+ is advancing indigenous farmworker health care. Learn from two organizations (The Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project and the Natividad Medical Foundation) that have successfully created and implemented language-interpreting and training programs within their communities. These collaborative partnerships and the integrative work happening across multiple sectors is helping to increase the access to health care for farmworker communities.
The webinar recording, presentation slides, and other resources are now available on SAFSF’s website: http://www.safsf.org/advancing-indigenous-farmworker-health-care-funders-webinar/.
KQED’s The California Report and KQED.org will be focusing on interpreting in California’s indigenous communities and the potential to reduce health disparities. Indigenous Interpreting+ will be featured in both stories. More details coming soon!
America’s Essential Hospitals
Victor Sosa was a featured speaker at the VITAL 2015 Conference in San Diego, California, in June 2015.
Sosa, Co-Founder and Director of Indigenous Interpreting+, spoke on the topic of “Understanding and Using REaL Data to Target Culturally Competent Care”.
The presentation was moderated by Matilde Roman, JD, Senior Director, Office of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, accompanied by Julia Joseph-Di Caprio, MD, MPH, Chief of Pediatrics and Assistant Chief of Provider Services, Hennepin County Medical Center.