Genoveva Islas

Genoveva Islas
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Dominique Montiel Valle
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By: Voces Staff

Genoveva works as the founder and director of the non-profit Cultiva la Salud, which works to promote health equity in the San Joaquin Valley of California. She works as a public health and policy advocate, utilizing her Master's degree in public health to serve disadvantaged communities in her area. Genoveva discusses the difficulties of non-profit work in the era of COVID-19, as well as the impact that members of her community have faced in light of the pandemic. She also discusses the use of online platforms in non-profit work, and speaks on education equity and covid's impact on schooling.