Local Employer Supports Winchester Heights Community Center

Tomatoes

Last year, NatureSweet, a tomato grower in the Winchester Heights area that employs a large number of Winchester Heights residents, contacted SEAHEC to find out what they could do to help promote the sustainability of the Winchester Heights Community Center. We came to a mutual agreement that NatureSweet would pay the center’s electric bill. Since last June, they have provided over $1,000 for the electric bill, and are committed to continue supporting the center in this manner for the foreseeable future. “SEAHEC and the community of Winchester Heights are grateful for NatureSweet’s support and ongoing interest in the health and well-being of the community. We thank you,” said SEAHEC Executive Director Gail Emrick.  Continue reading

COVID 19: All SEAHEC Meetings to be Held via Phone or Electronically

COVID 19

At this time, SEAHEC is not holding or participating in face to face meetings or gatherings, but we are holding meetings via phone or electronically.
While working remotely, you may contact us at our respective work emails:
Gail Emrick Executive Director gemrick@seahec.org
Suzanne David sdavid@seahec.org

To contact other members of the SEAHEC team, please visit our staff page: https://www.seahec.org/about-us/our_staff/ Continue reading

Winchester Heights Promotores Conduct Home Visits on Asthma

In Winchester Heights, SEAHEC’s trained Promotores de Salud, or Community Health Workers (CHWs), set out in January 2020 to teach community members about the risks and causes associated with asthma as well as strategies for prevention. The lesson was created for the particular context of Winchester Heights and its dominant Mexican-American culture and is part of SEAHEC’s “Agua Limpia” project, funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Justice grant program. Continue reading