Casa San Jose is a community resource center that advocates for and empowers Latinos by promoting integration and self-sufficiency through breaking down language barriers with prenatal care and delivery, confusion around insurance and payments for delivery, birth certificate complications such as names being misspelled, which can complicate applications for benefits, and social security cards.
They are interested in partnering with Pitt Public Health to provide more information to the Latinx community in Spanish and classes and support groups for new and expecting moms.
The OBOC takeaway:
The importance of providing equitable access to resources and information about health care needs to all communities, in their native languages, to ensure they have proper health care.
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