Companion material to the training film Breaking the Silence, which aims to help farmworker organizations reduce sexual harassment and violence on the nation’s farms.
Farmworker Justice's Unidos project has developed skin cancer resources for promotores de salud to use in outreach and to distribute to farmworkers, developed with community partners Campesinos Sin Fronteras and Vista Community Clinic, and with funding from the Bristol Meyers Squibb Foundation. This flip chart, for promotores de salud to use in educational outreach, discusses skin cancer and skin cancer prevention strategies as they pertain to farmworkers. To print, choose "print on both sides" and "flip on short side." Available only in Spanish.
After receiving training using the curriculum, Pesticide Hazards, Field Sanitation, and Heat Stress for Farmworkers: A Training Curriculum for Lay Health Educators, promotores de salud can use this flip chart as a guide for their presentations to farmworkers. Promotores can also practice using the flip chart during the training session. Available in Spanish.
Special instructions for use of flipchart:
-Print the pages on both sides of the paper
-This flip chart is designed to be held on the presenter's forearm. Make sure that the odd numbered pages are facing the audience which will allow the speaker to read the text prompts that are on the opposite pages. For example, while displaying page 3 to the workers, text prompts are displayed on page 2, which faces the speaker.
A training-of-trainers curriculum to prepare promotores de salud for performing outreach and education for farmworkers in their communities. The curriculum provides information on occupational health hazards experienced by farmworkers across the US, gives an overview of workers' rights to a safe workplace, and includes modules on effective teaching techniques and presentation practice. Available in English and Spanish.
Written in collaboration with Harvard's Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, this paper discusses the current state of telehealth in the United States, opportunities that telehealth provides for improving access to health care for rural residents, and the unique position that promotores de salud or community health workers occupy as potential facilitators of telehealth technologies in rural farmworker communities.