Archive for February, 2010

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Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Domenica, a promotora with “Promoviendo la Salud” reflects on her friend Marta and Marta’s initiative to manage her diabetes through healthy eating and appropriate care.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop, Denver, fall 2009.

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

AmaLia shares how her drive to quit smoking led to electro-shock and other treatments. Ultimately, love helped her break the tobacco habit.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

WTF

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Anne, who operates TobaccoWiki, discusses tobacco industry activities to rescind Federal funding from health researchers.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

It’s Just People, Helping People

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Fernando describes an experience from his youth in Mexico that motivates him to work as a promotora, advocating tobacco cessation and training other community members to promote healthy living. For more information visit CREA Results (Community Research + Education + Awareness).

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

You Cannot Hide the Sun with Your Thumb

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Leticia talks about depression and poor health care for Latinas she witnessed as a family advocate with Consejos Para Familias, a Spanish family support line in Colorado.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

Extending Humanity

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

A member of a group to reduce minority health disparities, Lydia talks about Latino patients’ poor treatment and the push for Spanish translators in hospitals.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

Life

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Megumi talks about her life in Colorado and how racism has contributed to depression and her compassion for racial equality.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

What Price Freedom

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Harsh working conditions and poor health care of farm workers in tobacco and other field crops in the U.S. form the backdrop of Mondi’s story of Latino immigrants.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

The Gap

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Story about humanitarian activities of Latinos in Fort Collins to counter negative stereotypes of Latinos.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, summer 2009.

Memories

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

Tim talks about Alzheimer’s and memory loss from this debilitating brain disease.

Created in my digital storytelling workshop in Denver, fall 2009.