The Conference Workstream: Advancing Equity through Patient Navigation

At our first conference, SHARE challenged participants to identify one big idea to end health disparities. The majority of participants chose patient navigation, which became the focus of the conference workstreams in 2022 and 2023. The workstreams promised action on eradicating intractable disparities, and brought together a diverse group of approximately 30 conference-goers including patients, advocates, medical and corporate professionals.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by Lucy Chan

Today is the start of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States.

“Time there seemed to pass differently when you are shut off from the world, every day is exactly the same as the one before.

SHARE Profile: Nancy Touhill, Peer Facilitator

This month, we are pleased to introduce you to one of SHARE’s amazing volunteers: Nancy Touhill, the peer facilitator of the breast cancer series “Let’s Talk About It” (LTAI). This popular series brings patients and experts together for educational presentations, sharing and discussion.

Celebrating the Launch of ChineseSHARE

Community leaders, supporters, and the SHARE team gathered last month at the Golden Unicorn in Manhattan’s Chinatown to celebrate the launch of ChineseSHARE! This festive event marked the official inauguration of SHARE’s newest language-based initiative that will support New York City’s large Chinese population, as well as Chinese-speaking women and families nationwide.

Staff Member Profile: Lashana Thomas, Director of Conferences and Events

Lashana Thomas joined the SHARE team as a staff member in August 2022, but had already become acquainted with SHARE as a consultant on the 2022 “Getting Our Fair SHARE” conference. We are thrilled that she has joined us in the newly created position of Director of Conferences and Special Events, and look forward to working with her on the 2023 conference and the workstream, as well as next September’s gala.

SHARE Celebrates Women’s History Month with a Look-back on LatinaSHARE

Happy Women’s History Month - and International Women’s Day - from all of us at SHARE! At SHARE, we focus on the needs of women every month, but this March we are delighted to spotlight the history and impact of one of our core programs - LatinaSHARE. Launched nearly three decades ago by Alex Colon, LatinaSHARE has become a vibrant community of thousands of Spanish-speaking women dedicated to providing support, awareness, and hope.

SHARE on the Frontlines: Meet Lucero and Her Work with LatinaSHARE

SHARE’s LatinaSHARE Outreach Ambassadors reach 30,000 people each year in their own communities with life-saving information in Spanish about signs, symptoms, risk factors, screening and treatment options. In neighborhoods throughout New York City, women and families are able to learn about breast, metastatic breast, ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer - at health fairs, churches, food pantries, senior centers, consulates, and schools.

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