COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & ADVOCACY
Together we can bridge the health disparities gap!
WHY WE EXIST
Washington State nurses reflect the rich demographics of our State, and are leaders in designing a transcultural and inclusive quality health system that is equitable and available to all.
WW-NAHN is committed to advancing the health of Latinx communities in WA State, by leading, promoting, and advocating for educational, professional, and leadership opportunities for Latinx nurses and students.
Increase recruitment of Latinx students into nursing education programs to reflect WA State’s demographics;
Increase retention, and graduation rates of Latinx students in nursing education programs; and
Eliminate health disparities affecting Latinx populations, by increasing numbers of multicultural nurses
working in underserved areas of WA State, and through community-based health promotion and disease
prevention projects and programs.