Equity in health, one-by-one//Equidad en salud, uno por uno

September 2014: Tengo que trabajar desde las 7 hasta las 7, de ahí es el bus, oiga. No tengo tiempo. Y no califico para el seguro, ya me dijeron. November 2014: Gracias. Ya me dieron las medicinas, y puedo pedir permiso en mi trabajo para ir a las citas. María had untreated hypertension since 2012. In 2014, during a community event of Embajadores de Salud, during the blood pressure screening, we realized that her BP was above normal. She was referred to TAP. Content The Numbers A Solution: TAP Una solución: TAP (Español) Resources/Recursos Flyer/Volante The Numbers It is estimated that … Continue reading

Hispanic Heritage month

Hispanic Heritage Month has been taking place in the US since 1968 to celebrate culture, contributions and histories of Hispanics in the country. Read more information in the first post about this celebration at Johns Hopkins. The celebration is not over, Centro SOL ever since its foundation and earlier has been committed to highlight the contributions made by our new neighbors and to promote equity in health. By collaborating and partnering with groups within Hopkins, we are creating awareness of the growing Latino population, their assets and contributions and needs. The Hispanic Heritage month was a great opportunity to provide information to students from … Continue reading

Baltimore Resettlement Center – BRC – counseling for medical assistance

The BRC is offering counseling for medial assistance./ El BRC está ofreciendo consejería para asistencia médica. If you are/Si usted es: TPS holder/Portador de TPS Assylee/Asilado Human Traffic Victim/Víctima de tráfico humano Juvenile Visa (SIJS)holder/ Portador de visa juvenil May qualify to receive medical assitance/Pueden calificar para recibir asistencia médica Walk-in location / lugar de visita sin cita: 9am-2pm Baltimore Resettlement Center -BCR- 3516 Eastern Ave. Baltimore, MD 21224. Phone 443.558.3175. Ask for/Pregunte por: Mr. Matthew Dennin

Programa de la Sección 8/Housing Choice Voucher

El Programa de la Sección 8 o Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) del Housing Authority de Baltimore City (HABC) va a abrir la lista de espera desde el 22 de Octubre de 2014 al 30 de Ocubre de 2014. Lea las preguntas frecuentes para saber más sobre el programa. (Español) (More information http://www.baltimorehousing.org/) 1. ¿Qué es el Programa Housing Choice Voucher de Housing Authority of Baltimore City (Autoridad de la Vivienda de la ciudad de Baltimore, HABC por sus siglas en inglés)? El Programa Housing Choice Voucher (HCVP) de HABC, previamente conocido como el Programa de la Sección 8, es un programa … Continue reading

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration


Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The day of September 15 is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their independence days on September 16 and September18, respectively. Also, Columbus Day or Día de la Raza, which is October 12, falls within this 30 day period. Source: http://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/ Celebrate with … Continue reading

Back to school event!

backpacks 2014

Familias/Families visited Centro SOL for their first time. In one word, adventurous! If you have been to the Bayview campus, and haven’t visited Centro SOL yet, please do so! And try to make it without getting lost! Thank you to the families for their patience and for visiting us! More than 160 kids received their backpack with supplies, as a help to start the new school year! An important issue that was raised, apart from the evident difficulty to find the office, is the language access. Centro SOL is leading team efforts to make healthcare cultural competent, so anyone can access care … Continue reading