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Net-Zero Hero: Dr. Rosamaria Murillo

Net-Zero Hero: Dr. Rosamaria Murillo

Read the original Net-Zero-Hero post here. I’m helping to make Austin Net-Zero by living a mission-driven life and creating access for others. Meet Dr. Rosamaria Murillo, Chief Executive Officer at El Buen Samaritano (El Buen) and our newest Net-Zero...

Día de Los Muertos (DDLM) Community Mural Project

Día de Los Muertos (DDLM) Community Mural Project

We recently partnered with our friends at YWCA Greater Austin on their Dia de Los Muertos Community Mural Project. Through the community mural project, the 3 amazing murals honor and amplify the voices of Women and Women of Color. They also celebrate our ancestors and...

El Buen Samaritano featured in The New York Times

El Buen Samaritano featured in The New York Times

El Buen was recently featured in an essay in The New York Times on Covid-19 vaccine access and equity. Through our monthly vaccine clinics, we have found that vaccine hesitancy is less an issue than access for populations with low vaccination rates, such as Latinos...

Community Health Worker Day 2022

Community Health Worker Day 2022

During the pandemic, El Buen’s Community Health Workers (CHWs) have played a vital role in providing culturally-competent, equitable access to health and basic needs services for the Latino community in Central Texas—a community disproportionately affected by COVID-19...

The Future of Food at SXSW

The Future of Food at SXSW

Dr. Rosamaria Murillo to speak at The Future of Food at SXSW. Conference on Food Resilience, Access and Equity (CFRAE). 1:00PM-5:00PM. More details HERE.Location: SXSW Center (1400 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701). Link to register for free...

St. David’s Foundation: Data for Equity

St. David’s Foundation: Data for Equity

We are proud to announce El Buen has received an award from St. David's Foundation to advance our work in equity and evaluation. Nuestras VOCES | Our Voices of Communities Empowered & Speaking Up is a collaborative of Latino serving organizations serving Latino...