In the current economic downturn, only one industry continues to grow: Health care. As California’s growing population gets older, the state’s hospitals and clinics need more qualified nurses, particularly bi-cultural, bilingual staff who can meet the needs of their diverse pool of patients. JVS bridges that gap by reaching out to an untapped resource: foreign-trained nurses living in the East Bay.
“We don’t need to have an achievement gap,” says Doug Wheeler, referring to the education gap between Hispanic students and other ethnic groups. Wheeler has been a bilingual teacher for 24 years and has spent a lot of time in Mexico, including a year living in Michoacan. “I’ve always had deep affection and respect for the Mexican culture,” he says.
Through his teaching, Wheeler saw that Hispanic parents were very eager to help
Duerma lo suficiente La falta de sueño se asocia a múltiples enfermedades y afecciones crónicas como diabetes, enfermedades cardiovasculares, obesidad y depresión. Además, es causante de accidentes de tránsito y de los relacionados con el uso de maquinaria, y cada año provoca lesiones y discapacidades