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4 06, 2017

San Diego Family Beats Cancer Twice

By |2018-02-15T00:03:27+00:00June 4th, 2017|Cervical Cancer, Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Local News, United States|

Never bet against Angelica Foster. Staff from Project Concern International (PCI) first met the San Diego mother in 2010. At the time, [...]

16 05, 2017

Loss Drives Latina to Champion Women’s Health

By |2018-02-15T00:02:17+00:00May 16th, 2017|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, Health, Local News, United States|

In recognition of National Women’s Health Week, we’re featuring Perla Ledesma (above photo, far right)—a program participant turned staff member who is [...]

17 04, 2017

From Pregnant and Abused to a Community Health Advocate

By |2018-02-15T00:00:45+00:00April 17th, 2017|Empowering Women, Hardship, Invest In Women, Local News, United States|

Marce was pregnant and escaping an abusive relationship when she came to live with her siblings in San Diego. She had been [...]

10 06, 2016

Girls Only! – Empowering Young Girls to be Strong

By |2018-02-18T03:49:32+00:00June 10th, 2016|Hardship, Human Trafficking, Local News, United States, Youth|

By Ashley Dittmar PCI empowers people around the world to lift themselves out of poverty and to live happier, healthier lives. [...]

7 06, 2016

Ensuring a Healthy Future for Families in San Diego

By |2018-02-16T20:45:27+00:00June 7th, 2016|Empowering Women, Hardship, Health, Local News, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, United States|

By Christa Davis and Dr. Maria Lourdes F. Reyes We’ve all experienced the discomfort of a hygiene “incident”: running out of [...]

7 04, 2016

Leveraging Partnerships to Fight Diabetes

By |2018-02-14T23:45:20+00:00April 7th, 2016|Disease Prevention & Mitigation, From the Leadership, Health, United States|

World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7, and this year’s theme is around diabetes awareness, prevention and scaling up [...]

16 12, 2015

Reflecting on the Status of Women and Girls

By |2018-02-14T23:38:06+00:00December 16th, 2015|Hardship, Human Trafficking, Local News, United States, Youth|

Last week commemorated Human Rights Day, a day that recognizes the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United [...]

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