By ROSSANA COTO-BATRES The Occupational Health Internship Program is a full-time, paid summer internship opportunity for students to get real-life experience addressing the needs of workers employed in under-served or high hazard jobs. Projects are based in San Francisco, LA, Pacific… Read More ›
By BRENDA BRAMBILA, ROSSANA COTO-BATRES, BRENDA GARCIA, LILIBETH MATA, and GLORIA RINCONI Despite experiencing mental and physical health issues, many undocumented immigrants avoid seeking help due to the lack of access to health care and/or fear of deportation. Based on the Undocumented and Uninsured report: 71% of… Read More ›
National Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Program: Open to undocumented students with DACA
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA The National Hispanic Health Foundation announced this year’s national scholarship program, which is open to students who are committed to careers in health care and enrolled full-time in dental, medical, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and policy schools. The Foundation will… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Médicos, Enfermeros, y Dentistas Para El Pueblo (MEDPEP) is a medical preparation and education pipeline program designed to support economically and educationally disadvantaged Latino and underrepresented minority students. This year-long program offers a welcome day, six Saturday workshops (three… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA The UCLA Labor Center is looking for Health Ambassadors who will train and develop immigrant leaders as health advocates for undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, Sacramento, and the San Joaquin Valley. As an Ambassador, you… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Pre-Health Dreamers (PHD), which is a network of pre-health undocumented students, launched its Peer Engagement and Enrichment Program (PEEP). This project seeks to support undocumented students who are interested in applying to health-related graduate programs. As a participant, you will… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA The Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) is a national organization that supports medical and premedical student interested in promoting the health of the Latino community. Award amounts vary year to year. The scholarship will be a minimum of… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Oscar Adrian Hernandez was recently accepted into UC Irvine School of Medicine, Class of 2019! This means three things … 1. He will be the first person in his family to not only graduate from college, but attend medical school…. Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Are you an undocumented student living in California who will be applying to graduate and/or professional schools this year in a health/science-related field? Pre-Health Dreamers, a project of E4FC, has a new pilot program to help undocumented immigrants residing… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Pre-Health Dreamers, a network and community of over 215 pre-health undocumented students, has put together a one-page document with options to afford graduate school (within and outside of the medical field) as an undocumented student. The document includes helpful… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Carolina Bortolleto, an undocumented and unafraid leader in the undocumented immigrant youth movement, has worked tirelessly for years to help our community and fight for immigrant rights, and now she is the one in need of help.
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA America’s Voice Education Fund, United We Dream, the National Immigration Law Center, and the Domestic Workers Alliance have launched a project, #DignityDays, to highlight the work and efforts from activists and leaders across the immigrant community.
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Are you undocumented and thinking about a career in the science or health field? Check out Pre-Health Dreamers, a network that investigates and shares information on career pathways for pre-health undocumented students as well as advocates for more progressive… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Jose, creator of Dream Beanies and future doctoral student at Texas A&M University, needs to raise $7,879 to cover the total $17,879 required for his mother’s urgent surgery. Please consider helping by spreading the word and/or donating any amount… Read More ›