Mes de la Herencia Hispana – Hispanic Heritage Month

Cada año durante el mes del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre desde 1968, en los Estados Unidos se celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Esta festividad reconoce las contribuciones y la presencia importante de Hispanos y Latinoamericanos en los Estados Unidos y celebra si herencia y cultura. Every year on September 15 to October 15 since 1968, in the U.S. we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month. This festivity recognizes the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. Centro SOL has celebrated this month with … Continue reading

Teen Testimonios – closing session- última sesión

August 24.- Two months in the summer helped us to meet wonderful young Latinos, and learn more about the families and the reunification process. The participants of Teen Testimonios Summer Program attend different schools in the city (Digital, Patterson, Lakeland, Benjamin Franklin). They were part of the program because it offered “algo para hacer durante el verano que a veces no sabemos dónde enviarles” (something to do during the summer, sometimes we don’t know where to send them) told us one of the moms who attended the closing session. But we see more, the were part of the program because … Continue reading

Teen Testimonios visit NASA

August 19.- Teen Testimonios Summer Program has been operating during the summer months July and August. The students in this programs have been exposed to resources and experiences to strengthen their connection with their new home. Baltimore as a welcoming city has many things to offer to kids and their families, but it is important to provide a hub for them to learn where and how to find those things, as offered at Teen Testimonios.  The Baltimore and Science field trip took the participants of Teen Testimonios to NASA Goddard Flight Space Center. To start the visit, students received an … Continue reading

Centro SOL Excellence in Clinical Care

August 2.- Centro SOL has been awarded with the Innovations in Clinical Care. This award honors the physicians and care teams who embody the best in clinical excellence through collaboration and innovation.  Thank you to our supporters, sponsors, partners, friends, and most importantly community. 

Reading and connecting

July 7.- ¡Grandes noticias! Great news Centro SOL has been awarded by the B’More Read More organization with a Little Free Library to be placed at our Children’s Medical Practice at Johns Hopkins Bayview. With this project, we connect Baltimore Latino families to programs promoting reading and school readiness. Books will be available at no cost at the clinic for any children and their families, and we are planning to stuck it with bilingual books, to reduce the language barrier to make this experience mom-child more pleasant. The B’More Read More is a coalition part of the Fund for Educational Excellence

Educación más allá de la escuela

June 24.- The students who will be joining us during summer 2016 were invited  to attend the first gruop activity before the beginning of the program at a community organization, Gallery Church. New and returning students were invited to be part of a retreat “Educación más allá de la escuela” to empower leadership, peer connection, and community engagement. During the sessions they had opportunities to talk and share their experiences, meet other professionals and get familiar with community organizations where they can spend part of their summer. The High School Summer Program aims to promote education and empower youth to … Continue reading

Teen Testimonios New Team Member!

The Teen Testimonios Summer Program, funded by The Blaustein Foundation, is an expansion of the year-long program Teen Testimonios that started with the support of the Urban Health Insitute, to support newly arrived teenagers who experienced difficult situations on their journey to the U.S. Jacqueline Hernandez is the new assistant coordinator for the Teen Testimonios Summer Program, she will be working closely with the participants, in an engaging and rewarding summer experience. My name is Jacqueline Hernandez and I am a rising senior, studying psychology at Johns Hopkins University.  I am interested in becoming a physician assistant, and central to that goal is my passion … Continue reading

Verano – Recursos para padres

La clínica de pediatría del Centro Médico de Johns Hopkins Bayview ofrece durante los meses de verano clases para padres basadas en un currículo integrador para conocer cómo mejorar la relación con los niños y hacer más eficiente las relaciones con ellos. Las sesiones tienen lugar los Miércoles de 9:30-11am en el campus de Bayview, Mason F. Lord East tower. Puede registrarse llamando al 410-550-6971. Parenting classess offered at no cost for parents, in Spanish. Child supervision and transportation provided. Call 410-550-6971 for more information.

National Volunteer Week

April 20.- The SOURCE group at Johns Hopkins, that dedicates to work with students and community organizations for a better Baltimore, recognized the work made by our Bienestar student group. Congratulations! ¡Felicidades! We would like to give a heartfelt thanks to our volunteers who with profound dedication help us achieve our mission, Queremos dar las gracias de corazón a todos nuestros voluntarios que con profunda dedicación nos ayudan a trabajar por nuestra misión, promover igualdad y oportunidad para los Latinos en asociación con Johns Hopkins y nuestros vecinos.  

Summer Celebration with el consejo

June 8.- The Latino Family Advisory Board had their last meeting of the school year. They discussed about the new Care-A-Van design, a very dynamic conversation around what and how the new mobile unit should have to welcome community. The celebration was also a farewell for the Centro SOL Research Scholar, Doris Valenzuela, who heads to her hometown Portland, OR to pursue her career in medicine. The Centro SOL team wishes the families of our consejo a great and healthy summer, and Doris a successful career! ¡Feliz y saludable verano a las miembros de nuestro consejo y a Doris le … Continue reading