Alejandra comparte sus logros y esperanzas de que una reforma migratoria le permita terminar sus estudios y ser independiente.

My Voice

Joe Raymundo tell us how his life changed when he found out that he really had a voice in the community.

Mi Voz

Joe Raymundo cuenta como cambio su vida cuando descubrio que realmente tenia una voz en la comunidad

La Historia de Alexandra

Alexandra cuenta su historia y sus esperanzas de que una reforma migratoria le permita alcanzar sus metas

Alexandra story

Alexandra share her story and her dreams about an immigration reform that allows her to achieve her goals.

MOVE model to be replicated in Florida

MOVE started its replication process with baby steps. Pierce County. Yakima County....umm? Palm Beach County?! Nope, it's not just a ploy to escape the Seattle winter for some Florida sun. We're excited to announce that  MOVE partners, Creative Narrations, have partnered with the Palm Healthcare Foundation to create a MOVE-like tool for  Palm Beach County.

Elaine's Story... Tobacco as a Social Justice Issue

Elaine Ishihara recounts her struggles with smoking cigarettes through out her 25 years of tobacco use. Healthy and tobacco-free for over 15 years, Elaine now addresses tobacco as a social justice issue as the Director the Asian Pacific Islanders Coalition Against Tobacco (APICAT). She has also organized the Tobacco Control Movement and points out that for diverse communities, smoking rates remain high while prevalence rates lowered for the general population during Washington State's 10-year comprehensive tobacco prevention and control program.

No Stranger to Diabetes

"No Stranger to Diabetes" is Alma Kern's story about hers and her family's fight for a healthy even when diabetes run in their family. Alma models her diabetes management after her grandfather and mother by having a good diet, exercise regimen and regular check-ups. As President of the Filipino Community of Seattle, Alma advocates for a healthy and productive life even under the struggles of diabetes.

Overcoming Barriers

Breast Cervical and Colon Health Program (BCCHP) Coordinator at ICHS, Veronica recounts the barriers and misconceptions around preventative screenings she encountered in her work with the community. She talks about her journey through finding ways to meeting the patients' needs, education and helping them overcome barriers.

Story Pairs: Breaking Silence

In the true storytellers fashion, we're ending our story pairs week by circling back to our mothers. A few years ago, Devon Love created this piece, Breaking Silence for Prevention, to challenge others to begin to speak about the realities of cancer in her community.