Why It Is Important to Have Language Justice in Our Latinx Communities

It is crucial for Latinx people to feel comfortable speaking their language, which in many ways causes a barrier to communicate with their physicians, case managers, etc. I have worked with many who have fallen through the cracks of the healthcare system because they are afraid to ask important questions about their health and conditions. They feel ostracized and embarrassed because they do not speak English--especially in a time where we are targeted for being Latinx and people of color!

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