Since the Winchester Community Center was inaugurated last summer, the community’s transformation has been remarkable. A fenced playground, a soccer field, a sturdy, bright blue building in the center of the neighborhood, have become a magnet and generator of social activity.
Once known for its lack of infrastructure and services, Winchester Heights now hosts a wide variety of activities at the new community center.
I was honored to be invited to intern with SEAHEC because of my interest in boarder health and immigration policy. I helped out with communications through creating letters, a brochure, photographs and this article. The time that Gail offered me, as a mentor, has inspired me to examine how my career path could help solve the challenges facing our communities. I am so thankful to have had hands-on experiences with leaders addressing these issues and staff dedicated to the mission of SEAHEC. Continue reading
Daliana Esquivel, Nogales High School FHL Secretary 2018-2019 Daliana has participated in the FHL club since her sophomore year.(2016 – 2019) Being an active member of the Nogales High School Future Health Leaders Club (FHL) helped me develop myself professionally in the health care field. It provided me with a plethora of detailed information about various careers which gave me an idea of what career choice would be best fitting for myself. Additionally, being part of this club gave me opportunities like serving my community and being part of the Grand Canyon University (GCU) tour which gave me hands on experience in different careers. Lastly and most importantly, being part of this club gave me the honor to have met an incredible team of individuals who personally guided me and always gave me their support for my future endeavors. Destiny Alvarez, Ajo High School FHL Vice President, 2019 I’ve been a part of FHL for three years. During senior year I held the position of vice president. The FHL helped me figure out what specialty I’d like to focus on in the medical field. Along with finding my specialty, I also decided on the university I’d like to study… Continue reading
After three years of planning and collaboration, SEAHEC and partners launched the first academic credit-bearing Future Health Leaders Summer Institute (FHLI) at Tohono O’odham Community College (TOCC) in June, 2019. Continue reading