Hispanic Health Coalition

Hispanic Health Coalition Premier professional coalition in Houston addressing health disparities and improving the well-being of the Latino community. The Hispanic Health Coalition is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles among the Houston Hispanic communities, especially among those who need it most, those minorities of lower socioeconomic status that have limited access to information and resources.

We work continuously to diminish health disparities and increase health literacy within these communities and their supporters.

We work continuously to diminish health disparities and increase health literacy within these communities and their supporters.

Mission: To advance the overall health of Houston’s Hispanic community through education, advocacy and research. Our vision is to be the premier coalition in Houston to improve health and to eradicate health disparities in the Hispanic community.

Operating as usual

We hope that you and your families are safe and well. We wanted to take a moment to share the National Alliance for Hisp...
04/23/2020

We hope that you and your families are safe and well. We wanted to take a moment to share the National Alliance for Hispanic Health's family friendly Bingo “Loteria” Game to help families connect, discuss, and learn More about COVID-19. Stay tuned for more information from the Hispanic Health Coalition in the coming days.

B I N G O. Juega una nueva versión de Bingo (La Loteria) de National Alliance for Hispanic Health para aprender sobre COVID-19, incluye cómo avanzar la medicina de precisión uniéndose a All of Us Research en línea en joinallofus.org/juntos.
#COVID19 #Coronavirus #NIH #joinallofus

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo
02/07/2020

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo

Hispanic Health Coalition President Maria Cantu-Ondarza speaks with Noticias 45 Houston about our upcoming ¡Vive tu vida...
11/08/2019
Feria de salud para las familias en Houston

Hispanic Health Coalition President Maria Cantu-Ondarza speaks with Noticias 45 Houston about our upcoming ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! Health Fair in Mason Park. We look forward to seeing everyone this Saturday!

Esta feria busca inculcar hábitos para prevenir enfermedades y está organizada por la Coalición Hispana de la Salud.

Let's Get Up and Get Moving with the Hispanic Health Coalition on Nov 9th! #Houston #GUGM #NationalAllianceforHispanicHe...
10/16/2019

Let's Get Up and Get Moving with the Hispanic Health Coalition on Nov 9th! #Houston #GUGM #NationalAllianceforHispanicHealth #hispanichealth

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo
10/16/2019

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo

Thank you to Commissioner Adrian Garcia for recognizing the efforts of the Hispanic Health Coalition today at Commission...
10/08/2019

Thank you to Commissioner Adrian Garcia for recognizing the efforts of the Hispanic Health Coalition today at Commissioners Court. We are grateful for the opportunity to shine a light on the needs of our community and we look forward to working together in the future.

Thank you to our 5th Annual Latino Health Summit Sponsor Partners in Primary Care - Downtown-East Houston, TX Partners i...
09/18/2019

Thank you to our 5th Annual Latino Health Summit Sponsor Partners in Primary Care - Downtown-East Houston, TX Partners in Primary Care - Gulfgate, Houston, TX Partners in Primary Care - Jacinto City, TX

Thank you to our 5th Annual Latino Health Summit Sponsor  Lone Star Circle of Care!!
09/18/2019

Thank you to our 5th Annual Latino Health Summit Sponsor Lone Star Circle of Care!!

Want to learn how to ADVOCATE FOR HEALTH, sign up for the 1:30PM Breakout Session: Engagement in Advocacy for HealthMode...
09/18/2019

Want to learn how to ADVOCATE FOR HEALTH, sign up for the 1:30PM Breakout Session:

Engagement in Advocacy for Health

Moderated by Albert Cheng

Presented by HHC Board Member James Lee, Manager, Government Relations- Legacy Community Health

Commissioner Adrian Garcia- Harris County Precinct 2

State Representative Ana Hernandez-District 143
#health #lhs2019 #houstonhealth #summitt #Advocacy

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-latino-health-summit-2019-tickets-26464019595

Take a look at how Houston is building healthy communities during our 3PM session:Building Healthy CommunitiesModerated ...
09/18/2019

Take a look at how Houston is building healthy communities during our 3PM session:

Building Healthy Communities

Moderated by Adela V. Justice

Presented by;

Parul Pillai, MPH, Program Manager for the Built Environment- Harris County Public Health

Bakeyah Nelson, PhD, Executive Director- Air Alliance

Emily Paul, MPH, Community Health Manager- YMCA of Greater Houston

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-latino-health-summit-2019-tickets-26464019595

4 Days away!!
09/16/2019
5th Annual Latino Health Summit 2019

4 Days away!!

5th Annual Latino Health Summit Creating a Blueprint for Latinx Health Person. Place. Culture. Health. Wellness. Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Rice University - Glasscock School of Continuing Studies College & University 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005 from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Please contact Karin...

09/16/2019

TODAY is the last day for EARLY BIRD TICKETS to our LATINO HEALTH SUMMIT!!

Our 1:30PM session is taking a closer look at our current- BORDER HEALTH CRISIS through the lens of experts in the field...
09/16/2019

Our 1:30PM session is taking a closer look at our current- BORDER HEALTH CRISIS through the lens of experts in the field!

Border Health Crisis-Moderated by Dr. Norma Olvera

Presented by:

Carolina Jimenez, MA, PhD, Psychologist/Immigration Evaluations Specialist -Jimenez Counseling

Cesar Espinosa, Executive Director – FIEL Houston, Inc.

Ellie Ezzell, Research Assistant - Mexico Security Initiative, Strauss Center for International Security of Law, University of Texas at Austin

Bert E. Johansson, MD,
Pediatric Critical Care Physician

There's still time to sign up for the Health Literacy Workshop: Hidden Barriers and Practical StrategiesModerated by For...
09/13/2019

There's still time to sign up for the Health Literacy Workshop:

Hidden Barriers and Practical Strategies

Moderated by Former Hispanic Health Coalition President Desiree G. Phillips

Presented by;
Aracely Rosales, Chief Content Expert and Multilingual Director-Health Literacy Innovations

#healthliteracy #latinohealth #lhs2019

Our outstanding program at 12:25PM is on Latino Mental Health: Systemic Barriers and OpportunitiesModerated by Dr. Luis ...
09/12/2019

Our outstanding program at 12:25PM is on Latino Mental Health: Systemic Barriers and Opportunities
Moderated by Dr. Luis Torres

Speakers:
George Santos, MD, Vice Chairman of Board of Trustees -The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD

Melanie Melville, MD, Director of Behavior Health- Legacy Mapleridge Clinic

Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., MD, Executive Director- Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

Join us at 10:30AM for the Mobilizing Communities to Advance Health Equity Session and Keynote!Moderated by one of the H...
09/11/2019

Join us at 10:30AM for the Mobilizing Communities to Advance Health Equity Session and Keynote!

Moderated by one of the Hispanic Health Coalition's Founding Members Mrs. Louise Villejo

Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Ms. Angelina Esparza,
Chief Program Officer- Houston Health Department

Keynote Speaker:

Amelie Ramirez, DrPH
Associate Director, Cancer Prevention and Health Disparities, Founding Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research, Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Chair, Epidemiology and Biostatistics –Salud America

Meet our Speakers for the 9:15AM session, moderated by HHC Board Member- Elizabeth Perez: The Unmet Health Needs of Comm...
09/09/2019

Meet our Speakers for the 9:15AM session, moderated by HHC Board Member- Elizabeth Perez:

The Unmet Health Needs of Communities in the Houston Area

- State Senator Carol Alvarado , MBA- Texas Senate District 6
- Umair A. Shah, MD, MPH, Executive Director- Harris County Public Health
- Christina Morales - Representative for TX District 145

Speaking about the Health of Houston:

Stephen Linder, PhD
Faculty and Principal Investigator, Health of Houston Survey- University of Texas School of Public Health

08/26/2019

Thank you to our current and future Corporate Sponsors for taking the time to join us for dinner at ARMANDOS!

The Hispanic Health Coalition has been the result of a passionate Board of Directors where 100% of their efforts is strictly volunteer. Our Board is made up of prominent healthcare professionals, researchers, and community advocates.

Why do we exist? Because there is no individual greater than the collective.

For over 23 yrs, our mission has been to address the immediate, present, and future needs of the Houston Hispanic Community, but it's our time to grow beyond our 3 signature events! The health of our growing community affects every industry.

If you or your company is looking to support our mission, impact Hispanic health and education, reach and attract a new customer base, or increase your social responsibility. Contact us at [email protected].

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo
08/23/2019

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo

The 5th Annual Latino Health Summit brings together prominent health care professionals, researchers, advocates and clin...
08/05/2019
5th Annual Latino Health Summit 2019

The 5th Annual Latino Health Summit brings together prominent health care professionals, researchers, advocates and clinicians to share best practices, challenges and collaborative solutions to improve the health for the 4.5 million Hispanic Houstonians. Register NOW: LatinoHealthSummit.Eventbrite.com

06/12/2019
Latin Restaurant Weeks (La Fisheria, Hispanic Health Coalition)

Representing the Hispanic Health Coalition Ms. Karina Fernandez on HTV Houston Television speaking about Latin Restaurant Weeks comprehensive community effort!

#LatinRestaurantWeeks #HispanicHealhCoalition #Latino #Houston #HoustonHispanicCommunity

In this package shot and edited by Leo Betancourt, we hear from the co-founder of Latin Restaurant Weeks, Karinn Chavarria, as she talks about the two-week i...

GIVEAWAY!! CALLING ALL FOODIES-Take a look the Latin Restaurant Weeks Participating Restaurants!! Visit a participating ...
06/08/2019

GIVEAWAY!! CALLING ALL FOODIES-Take a look the Latin Restaurant Weeks Participating Restaurants!! Visit a participating restaurant tag the Hispanic Health Coalition, Latin Restaurant Weeks,, Restaurant and win TWO GA TICKETS ($80 value) to ¡SABOR! A Latin Catering and Bartending Showcase!

Giveaway Instructions:

1. Visit a LRW Restaurant: http://www.latinrestaurantweeks.com/participating-restaurants/
2. Post a foodie picture (food must be from the prefixed and must include LRW menu)
3. Tag Hispanic Health Coalition , Latin Restaurant Weeks, and the restaurant you visited
4. Most creative post will win
5. Contest ends June 11th @ 5PM
6. Winner will be announced June 11th
7. Winner's tickets will be picked up at will-call on June 12th

SABOR: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/latin-restaurant-weeks-presents-sabor-catering-showcase-tickets-61477737568

The Hispanic Health Coalition is proud to be the beneficiary of Latin Restaurant Weeks and serve as a community partner ...
06/08/2019

The Hispanic Health Coalition is proud to be the beneficiary of Latin Restaurant Weeks and serve as a community partner to this initiative!!

"Latin Restaurant Weeks is a comprehensive two-week initiative and community effort to empower Latin Own Businesses, and showcase the contributions Latinos make in the culinary industry—all while benefiting the Hispanic Health Coalition"

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo
04/22/2019

Hispanic Health Coalition's cover photo

2019 Scholarship Luncheon
04/22/2019

2019 Scholarship Luncheon

Thank you to all who joined us at our 7th Annual Scholarships Luncheon. We could not do the work we do without your supp...
04/17/2019

Thank you to all who joined us at our 7th Annual Scholarships Luncheon. We could not do the work we do without your support. Professional photos from the event will be published in the coming days.

Thank you to our 7th Annual Scholarship Luncheon sponsors at H-E-B! Don't miss out on the fun, purchase your ticket at h...
04/15/2019

Thank you to our 7th Annual Scholarship Luncheon sponsors at H-E-B! Don't miss out on the fun, purchase your ticket at hispanic-health.org/luncheon before it's too late!

Thank you to our 7th Annual Scholarship Luncheon sponsors at El Centro de Corazón! Our luncheon is just around the corne...
04/15/2019

Thank you to our 7th Annual Scholarship Luncheon sponsors at El Centro de Corazón! Our luncheon is just around the corner, get your ticket at hispanic-health.org/luncheon

Thank you to our 7th Annual Scholarship Luncheon sponsors at Community Health Choice! Don't miss out on the fun, purchas...
04/14/2019

Thank you to our 7th Annual Scholarship Luncheon sponsors at Community Health Choice! Don't miss out on the fun, purchase your ticket at hispanic-health.org/luncheon before it's too late!

We are thrilled to have a number of exciting prizes at this year's Hispanic Health Coalition Luncheon. Get a preview of ...
04/14/2019

We are thrilled to have a number of exciting prizes at this year's Hispanic Health Coalition Luncheon. Get a preview of the raffle items below, and join us before the start of the luncheon for a viewing. Don't forget, there's still time to purchase your luncheon ticket at hispanic-health.org/luncheon

It's a new year, with new scholarship opportunities! Learn more about the Hispanic Health Coalition's 2019 Scholarship A...
01/10/2019

It's a new year, with new scholarship opportunities! Learn more about the Hispanic Health Coalition's 2019 Scholarship Awards: hispanic-health.org/scholarships

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2626 South Loop W, Ste 650-R
Houston, TX
77054

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OFFICERS Maria Cantu-Ondarza - President Henry Gomez - Vice President Juan Munoz - Treasurer Clarissa Valdez - Secretary BOARD OF DIRECTORS Daisy Morales, Immediate Past President Alix CaDavid Norma Olvera Diva Herazo

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