LINI strives to involve public and private partners in efforts to improve health outcomes. Our partners complement our work through:
- Programs and services
- Health policy initiatives
- Professional development, advocacy, research and community service
Roles and Responsibilities
- Work with LINI, and with each other, to address the needs of high-risk populations
- Review and strengthen proposed strategies, messages, and materials
- Link, contribute, and/or disseminate materials in support of mutual goals
MANA, A National Latina Organization, is a nonprofit, advocacy group established in 1974. Its mission is to empower Latinas through leadership development, community service, and advocacy. MANA fulfills its mission through programs designed to develop Latina leadership skills, to promote Latina community service, and to provide Latinas with advocacy opportunities. Support for these programs is derived from members, corporations, foundations, and government grants.
L.I.N.I Liaison – Amy L. Hinojosa, President and CEO
Founded in 1968, NCLR is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, tax-exempt organization headquartered in Washington, DC. NCLR serves all Hispanic subgroups in all regions of the country and has regional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix and San Antonio.
L.I.N.I Liaison – Jennifer Ng’andu, Deputy Director, Health Policy Project
Established in 1994, the NHMA represents 36,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the U.S. With an office in Washington, DC., its mission is to improve the health of Hispanics and other underserved populations. The Association has recently established the National Hispanic Health Foundation to compliment its work. Based in New York City, NHMA’s role is to develop educational activities and health policy research to improve the health of Hispanics. It is affiliated with The Robert F, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.
L.I.N.I Liaison – Elena Rios, MD,MSPH., President and CEO
Visión y Compromiso is the only statewide organization that provides leadership development, capacity building, and advocacy for Promotoras and Community Health Workers in a continuous fashion.
Since 2001 the P/CHW Network has organized Promotores in communities throughout California to support their efforts to organize Latino communities around health issues, deliver culturally-specific health services for Latinos, confront obstacles to care, and inform health policy.
L.I.N.I Liaison – Maria Lemus, Executive Director