1. Viva PrEP: New Spanish-language HIV Prevention Tool

    El objetivo de Viva PrEP es incrementar la conciencia sobre PrEP como una herramienta efectiva para la prevención del VIH en la extensa comunidad latina, así como aumentar el uso de PrEP dentro de los hombres latinos que tienen sexo con hombres y de las mujeres transgénero. Co-developed by Instituto Familiar de la Raza (IFR) with input from the Latino community, Viva PrEP’s goal is to increase awareness of PrEP as an effective HIV prevention tool in the broader Latino community, as well...
  2. Strengthening Systems of Care and Learning with Native Communities From Birth to Career

    Supporting the development of responsive educational systems that provide a place-based, culturally appropriate education for young Native American children can help ensure their academic and social success at a foundational age, a report from the American Indian College Fund finds. The report, Tribal College and University Childhood Education Initiatives: Strengthening Systems of Care...
  3. Indian Sign-Language Dictionary with Academic, Legal, Medical Terms

    There about more then 7 million deaf individuals in India. ISL is important. Yet, until now, it had no published dictionary. Now the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC), a government-funded organization, offers the first published ISL dictionary. The project took two years. It includes 3,000 Hindi and...
  4. Rural Opioid Educational Resources

    The number of Americans being impacted by the misuse and abuse of opioids has reached epidemic levels. As opioid overdoses become more common, a serious threat continues to be in rural communities that lack the capacity to deal with the issue on their own. The National Organization of State Offices of...
  5. Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit (Updated 2018)

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) 2018 updated Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit is now available as a free download. The toolkit now features facts for community members, essential steps for first responders, prescribing recommendations, and safety advice for patients and family members. This is an essential tool...
  6. Making Connections: Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Men and Boys

    Making Connections for Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Men and Boys is a national initiative to transform community conditions that influence mental wellbeing. Populations of focus include men and boys of color, veterans, military members, and their families. Sixteen coalitions in rural, urban, and suburban locations across the U.S. are...
  7. Supporting Health Equity for LGTBQ and Two Spirit People

    The Indian Health Service (IHS) works to ensure that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Two Spirit (LGBTQ-2S) American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals and their families receive equal access to health services in the communities where they live. IHS carries out this work by providing enhanced resources for...
  8. De Madre a Madre: Empowering Hispanic Mothers-to-Be

    With support from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), the De Madre a Madre team developed a series of culturally relevant stories to empower Hispanic mothers-to-be. Pregnancy and caring for newborns can be daunting times of life for new mothers, with unanticipated challenges and obstacles. For the...
  9. Juvenile Justice Diversion for American Indian Youth

    The Juvenile Justice Diversion for Tribal Youth Initiative brought together teams of community leaders from eight tribal nations – Cheyenne River Sioux, Lower Brule Sioux, Red Lake Band of Chippewa, and Ute Mountain Ute in 2014-15, and Colorado River Indian Tribes, Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, San Carlos Apache Tribe, and...
  10. Asian Pacific Islanders and Domestic & Sexual Violence

    The Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (API-GBV) recently released a couple of new fact sheets focusing on domestic violence in American Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities. The resources provide a compilation of statistics on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and help-seeking in ethnic-specific communities. Population of focus: Asian Pacific Islander Links...