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Redes En Acción is dedicated to reducing Latino cancer with a national network of community groups, researchers, government health agencies and the public. Core activities include research, training, and stimulating awareness of cancer and resources in Latino communities.

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Report: ICE Allegedly Gives Detained Immigrants Hysterectomies Without Full Consent

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 09:31

Among the horrific forms of treatment undocumented individuals face, a new report claims that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) performs hysterectomies on immigran

#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/29: How a Community-Based Workforce Advances Health Equity

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 13:04

Latinos are disproportionately impacted by the health and economic impacts of COVID-19.
To reduce inequities, local and state leaders need to ensure Latinos and others from highly impacted communities are embedded in response and recovery.

Advocates Petition to Award Latino WWI Veteran Marcelino Serna a Medal of Honor, After He Faced Discrimination

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 15:49

Marcelino Serna is remembered as Texas’ most-decorated World War I veteran. Serna was the first Latino man to be awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and was awarded more than 10 other awards for his bravery and service in the Battles of St.

U.S. Latinos Reach Record-High 18.5% of Nation’s Population

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 09:04

The U.S. Latino population grew to 60.6 million in 2019, a record 18.5% of the total population, according to new Census Bureau data.

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