It is a pleasure to inform the successful graduation of the first group of Promotores de Salud, obtaining the state Certified Nurse Aid (CNA) certification at the Seward County Community College (SCCC). Juntos organized a graduation ceremony at Ruffino’s restaurant this past March 4th at Liberal, KS.
Ruth Pedraza is currently a post-Baccalaureate student at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and an intern at Juntos Center for Advancing Latino Health. Ms. Pedraza has a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Biology and a Bachelors of Arts in Chicano Studies from the University of California Davis. Ms. Pedraza is originally from Mexico and is fluent in English and Spanish. While in college, Ms. Pedraza was closely involved in “Clinica Tepati” a free … Continue reading →