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October 2016
Storytelling to heal

September 2016
The power of sharing your story

June 2016
Giant Colon Goes on Tour to Promote Cancer Awareness (Wall Street Journal)

March 2016
The Black and White of Breast Cancer (Hutch United Blog)

February 2016
World Cancer Day - Statistics and How to Prevent it in Seattle in Spanish (Univision)

April 2015
Dr. Beti Thompson recognized as 2015 Health Champion during National Public Health Week

Sunnyside clinic reaches out to local community (Daily Sun News)

September 2014
Health promoter inspired by empowering community members (Daily Sun News)

August 2014
Grantee Spotlight: Katherine Briant - Bridging Community Cancer Education Efforts with Health Disparities Research (NCI)

June 2014
Promoting healthy life options is Sunnyside center's goal (Daily Sun News)

April 2014
Fred Hutch provides money and mentorship to four local community health organizations to help build their capacity for health-disparities research

Center for Community Health Promotion recognized as Health Champion during National Public Health Week

February 2014
Fred Hutch, SCCA researchers receive Leaders in Health Care Awards

2014 Leaders in Health Care Awards: Achievement in Community Outreach (Seattle Business Magazine)

February 2014
'Quit to Win' makes winners of locals who stop smoking (Daily Sun News)

February 2014
Photo exhibit gives voice to local cancer survivors (Daily Sun News)

January 2014
Dr. Beti Thompson receives the AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Health Disparities Award

January 2014
Dr. Beti Thompson: Helping immigrants understand cancer

June 2013
Fred Hutch public health offshoot thrives in Sunnyside

August 2012
Thompson elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

March 2012
Colon cancer display in Pasco raises cancer awareness (Tri-City Herald)

January 2012
Thompson team lauded by Environmental Protection Agency

March 2011
Thompson honored for health advocacy


Events

2017 Latina Health Symposium - Improving the Health & Well-Being of Latinas: Tools for Public Health and Social Service Providers

Calling all public health practitioners, social service providers, community health workers/educators and promotores!  Join us at the 2017 Latina Health Symposium!

This annual symposium provides participants with information and tools to use in working with Hispanic/Latina women around various health issues.  This year's theme will focus on raising empowered Latinas.  Speakers will cover topics such as healthy eating, active living, and resources for positive parenting and good mental health.

Dates for the Latina Health Symposium:

-          Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 4 PM in Granger, WA – Facebook Event Page

-          Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 4 PM in Renton, WA – Facebook Event Page

This event is brought to you through a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health Region X, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Hope Heart Institute and Molina Healthcare.  The event is free, but registration is required.  Register here

Flyer with details and exhibitor information can be found here.