LatinoNet Announcements December 17, 2018



Humboldt Transit Authority is offering free bus rides on the weekends through January 6

Some info for you and your clients:  Humboldt Transit Authority is offering free rides on the weekends through January 6.  This may be helpful for clients in the outlying areas. 

Here is the link to HTA for more information.  https://hta.org/free-ride-weekends/


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Measure K passed! Congratulations Centro del Pueblo and supporters.

sanctuary initiative was on the ballot for voters in Humboldt CountyCalifornia, on November 6, 2018. It was approved.

yes vote was a vote in favor of prohibiting local law enforcement agencies from cooperating with federal immigration officials.

no vote was a vote against prohibiting local law enforcement agencies from cooperating with federal immigration officials.

Election results

Measure K: Humboldt County Sanctuary Initiative
Result Votes Percentage
Yes 28,139 55.31%
No 22,733 44.69%


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Receive academic credits and learn how to better serve your community! 

Register here 

We invite you to participate in the Nutrition and Health Online Certification offered by the Autonomous University of Zacatecas and the University of California at Berkeley. It is particularly designed for health promotores, community leaders, and people that work for migrants' health. The certificate is offered completely in Spanish, and focuses on promoting good dietary practices and a healthy lifestyle among the migrant population.    

  • Registration deadline  January 7, 2019

  • Classes start  January 14, 2019

  • Classes end  April 19, 2019

 This course is 10 weeks long. The students must commit to 10 hours per week to review the online material and work on the activities associated with each topic. The class videos are uploaded in the platform and can be viewed anytime throughout the week to give students the flexibility of planning their weekly schedule.

After completing the course the participants will receive a certificate from the Autonomous University of Zacatecas (UAZ) and the Health Initiative of the Americas of the University of California, Berkeley. Furthermore, they will receive 20 academic credits from the UAZ Nursing department. The registration cost is: $250 USD


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XIX Binational Promotores Conference
Celebrate 19 years with us!

Register here!

The Health Initiative of the Americas, UC Berkeley's School of Public Health invites you to participate in the XIX Binational Promotores Conference, 2019. This annual conference is aimed at Community Health Workers (CHW), community leaders, coordinators and people working to improve migrant's heath conditions and well-being. 

This event offers participants updated information relevant to the health of Latin American migrants living in the United States, as well as useful tools that allow the personal and professional development of CHWs.  

  • Date: March 12, 2019; 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Where: The California Endowment, Oakland, California "

  • Cost: $25

Registration fee includes: Access to presentations, Educational materials, Breakfast, Lunch 

***Please note that all presentations are in Spanish  

The Health Initiatives of the Americas | UCB School of Public Health

 hia.isa@berkeley.edu | hia.berkeley.edu


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Smoke-Free Living Survey - Encuesta de viviendo libre de humo

Hello Humboldt:

Tobacco-Free Humboldt is surveying people for their views on secondhand smoke. It is a short survey of 10 questions for residents living in apartments, condominiums and any other multi-unit housing. Personal identification information is not collected. We appreciate you taking this survey and distributing it to your clients or friends. Thanks for helping keep Humboldt healthy!

https://smoke-freeliving.surveyanalytics.com/

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Hola Humboldt!

Tobacco-Free Humboldt está encuestando a gente para conocer sus opiniones sobre el humo segundario. Es una encuesta corta de 10 preguntas para residentes que viven en apartamentos, condominios y cualquier otra vivienda de unidades múltiples. No se recopila información de identificación personal. Agradecemos que tome esta encuesta y la distribuya a sus clientes o amigos. ¡Gracias por ayudar a mantener a Humboldt saludable!

https://encuesta-de-viviendo-libre-humo.surveyanalytics.com

Sinceramente,

Evonne Koo
Health Education Specialist
Tobacco-Free Humboldt
707-445-6024
ekoo@co.humboldt.ca.us


Job Announcements

  1. Changing Tides Family Services- Various positions

  2. City of Arcata Jobs https://www.cityofarcata.org/Jobs.aspx

  3. Humboldt State University Jobs https://hraps.humboldt.edu/jobs

  4. Humboldt County Jobs - various

  5. Redwood Coast Action Agency www.rcaa.org

  6. Partnership HealthPlan Job Openings: http://www.partnershiphp.org/About/Pages/Careers.aspx