2017 SEAHEC Scholar, Rocio Gastelum, returned to SEAHEC this summer for a Border Service Learning tour. She came to participate in a the two-day BLAISER tour in June. As a Future Health Leader, Ms. Gastelum helped to educate her classmates about Dengue and Zika prevention as a member of SEAHEC's Citizen Science Project.
On June 20th and 21st, SEAHEC hosted 21 students from the University of Arizona Border Latino and American Indian Summer Exposure to Research (BLAISER) Program. The students provided community health education and explored the impact of recent immigration policy on the lives of Arizona students.
SATA will function as a clearing house for information, collaboration and troubleshooting. Among the topics to be addressed will be upcoming legislation, funding opportunities and there will be opportunities for agencies to share what they are doing and learn from each other. The next meeting is planned for October.