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Esperanza Community Housing

Esperanza Community Housing achieves comprehensive community development by addressing affordable housing; health equity and access to care; economic development, the arts, and environmental justice.

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2 Submitted Ideas

  • LIVE ·2021 Grants Challenge

    Esperanza’s Promotores de Salud (Community Health Promoters)

    Esperanza’s Promotores de Salud (Community Health Promotors) provide life-saving culturally accessible in-home health education, primary prevention and advocacy to families in South LA. Our nationally recognized Promotora-led model increases access to health services and decreases preventable ER use for patients in low-income communities of color. Through our Promotoras Leadership program, we have trained over 500 community health workers, and are providing opportunities for meaningful careers in health for low-income women of color.

  • LIVE ·2019 Grants Challenge

    Esperanza Community Housing Healthy Homes/Healthy Breathing Program

    The Healthy Homes/Healthy Breathing Program provides asthma patients and their families with home-based environmental assessments, a culturally accessible asthma education program and environmental health interventions to self-manage symptoms and remediate in-home triggers that exacerbate asthma and other health conditions. LA2050 funding will help ensure that Esperanza’s life-saving services will address the health disparities in a region that has suffered from systemic disinvestment.

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