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Health, hope, and human development: Building capacity in public housing communities on the U.S. – Mexico border
Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (2013)
  • Holly Mata, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Maria Flores, The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso
  • Ernesto Castaneda, American University, Washington DC
  • William Medina-Jerez, Univerisity of Texas at El Paso
  • Josue Lachica, The University of Texas at El Paso
  • Curtis Smith
  • Hector Olvera, The University of Texas at El Paso
Abstract
In this paper we highlight results from our recent survey of public housing residents living in the U.S.-Mexico border region. Our data inform our interdisciplinary (public health, education, environmental engineering, sociology) efforts to improve health and educational equity in our community, and provide ripe opportunities for policy advocacy.
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Publication Date
Fall November 4, 2013
Citation Information
Mata, H., Flores, M., Castañeda, E., Medina-Jerez, W., Lachica, J., Smith C., & Olvera, H. (2013). Health, hope, and human development: Building capacity in public housing communities on the U.S. – Mexico border. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 24(4), 1432-1439.