September 1, 2007 | Journal Article
Immigrants and Refugees
November 18, 2009 | Program Results Report
The thousands of Spanish-speaking farm workers, warehouse workers and immigrants to the rich orchard land of Yakima Valley in Washington have for years faced difficult economic and social hurdles.
January 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This article reviews the "immigrant advantage" that leads to lower mortality rates. Focusing on Hispanic and Asian immigrants, the authors consider disability rates, mental health concerns, and access to health care.
August 1, 2006 | Report
November 1, 2003 | Program Results Report
The Worksite Wellness Project developed and implemented a model for improving the health of uninsured, low-wage workers in Los Angeles by increasing their awareness of basic health care and linking them to existing providers.
July 1, 1999 | Program Results Report
The Latin American Research and Service Agency, located in Denver, implemented community-based interventions to address sociocultural barriers to health care for Hispanic Americans.
May 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
The Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) partnered with a local nursing school to offer health literacy classes, coaching, and workshops to Latino immigrants in Newark, N.J. Nursing students and ICC staff received related training.
June 13, 2013 | Program Results Report
Fresh Ideas was a targeted solicitation for proposals that aimed to give immigrants and refugees the tools and support they need to improve and maintain their own health.
November 30, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters developed and pilot tested certification exams for health care interpreters seeking professional certification in Mandarin and Arabic to help patients communicate with health professionals.
October 16, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
RWJF Community Health Leader Carmen Velásquez was honored by the governor of Illinois for her work helping Chicago's immigrant community access the health care they need.