The Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition is a group of people who are passionate about Latino health. Consisting of care professionals, social service professionals, community advocates, health promoters, community members and much more. They have Action Teams that work hard to address issues that affect the health of Latinos through community action and intervention.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers has proudly cared for the south side of Milwaukee and Waukesha for 50 years. They provide bilingual clinics and services through specialized programming that target the needs of the community they serve.
United Community Center has been a catalyst for community growth, building, and betterment on Milwaukee’s south side since its founding 50 years ago. What started as a small youth center has grown into an intergenerational safe haven that serves more than 15,000 people each year. UCC serves individuals 6 weeks to 103 years old through educational services, senior support, homebuyer counseling, and much more.
This report describes community assets and needs, including the impact of social determinants, personal security and early life experiences, which have a profound effect on health status and chronic disease on Latinx populations in Southcentral Wisconsin. The UW Cancer Health Disparities Initiative (CHDI) prepared this report to promote Latinx health in Wisconsin