Cocinas Saludables

Jose Barriga (center) discusses the Malanga with Bessie Pacheco and Alicia Castillo.

The Chelsea Record covers the Cocinas Saludables program, a collaboration with chef, Jose Barriga. The healthy cooking class series for adults are taught in Spanish and designed for recent immigrants to cook familiar cultural dishes in a way that’s very quick, affordable, and healthy. So far, he has held classes for community members at the Intergenerational Literacy Program in Chelsea and the Chelsea Collaborative.


Read more here.

Community Health Education

In June 2018, Amy Izen, our Early Childhood Initiative Coordinator, was featured along with several community partners in a 30 minute panel discussion on Chelsea Community Cable TV’s Community Health Education show. The segment was called “Our Children, Our Health.”

You may watch the English version or the Spanish version.

Pictured: Alexy Arauz Boudreau, MD (Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, MGH Chelsea Health Center); Xandra Negron (Program Director, Healthy Families Harbor Area); Joanne Stone-Libon (Director of CAPIC Head Start Program); Amy Izen (Early Childhood System of Care Grant, MGH Healthy Chelsea Coalition); Maria Yolanda Parra (Manager of Home Visiting Program, MGH Chelsea); Hong Chen Cheung, MD (Adult Medicine, MGH Chelsea Health Center)

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