We will discuss various health factors that play a role in the building blocks for health and wellness—highlighting the importance of the pillars of health and their relationship to developing vitality/resilience to combat the common health concerns that are targeting the Latinx community.
This spring, we had the pleasure of having an in-depth conversation with Dr. Kierstin Dewitt titled “The Stress We Carry: Identifying and Navigating Latinx Factors of Stress and Their Impact on Health Outcomes.”
Latinx LGBTQ+ individuals have to navigate a complex set of cultural identities, which
requires counselors of this population to be proficient in a range of multicultural and social
justice competencies. The intersection between Latinx and LGBTQ+ identities is complex, with
many factors to consider. Latinx Americans are a diverse group of people with heritage coming
from many different countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Spain, Central and South
America. (Sager et al., 2001).
Sylvia Rivera was a remarkable Latinx transgender woman in USA American history. She was a queer liberation and transgender rights activist, a drag queen, and a Puerto Rican American. She advocated for drag queens and other non-conforming gender people.
The National Women’s History Alliance designated the 2023 theme: “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.”
We invite you to read about three remarkable Latinx women in USA history, Ellen Rodriguez Trias, Dolores Huerta , Ellen Ochoa.
2023 Simposio de Salud Mental y Justicia Social para la Comunidad Latina/e. 27, 28, & 29 Septiembre 2023. Tema: “Voces de Poder desde la Resiliencia y la Fortaleza.” Estamos recibiendo propuestas de presentaciones aquí. Fecha limite para enviarlas: 20/03/2023. Para mayor información, escríbanos por favor a nuestra dirección electrónica: [email protected].
Our 2023 Latinx Mental Health and Social Justice Symposium is September 27,28 & 29, 2023.
Did you know Spanish is the most common non – English language spoken in the USA, with 41,757,391 Spanish speakers?
Quick Facts about the Latinx Population in the USA
This February, as we celebrate Black Heritage Month, we want to acknowledge the Latinx people of African descent in the United States and across the Americas. Did you know that Latin American countries such as Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Panama, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, and Honduras have significant populations of African descent?