Immigrants and refugees
- People who live, work or study in Alameda and Contra Costa counties
- Seventy-two percent of the region’s African Americans and 43.2 percent of Hispanics live in the East Bay.
- Countries of origin of current participants: Asia: China, Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam; South Asia: India; Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea; South & Central America: Columbia, El Salvador, Mexico
- 72% are foreign trained in healthcare professions
DHTI creates partnerships with healthcare employers in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Our partners share our commitment to successful employment of immigrants and refugees and to having a diverse and culturally competent group of employees. Current partners are: Alameda Health System, Asian Health Services, Family Bridges, and Kaiser Permanente.
For information about becoming a healthcare employer partner, please contact Executive Director Beatrice Lee at Beatrice.firstname.lastname@example.org.
DHTI creates partnerships with community colleges and other educators who administer degree and certificate programs for allied healthcare professions. Our partners share our commitment to successful completion and employment by their immigrant and refugee students. Current partners are: The English Center and Merritt College.
For information about becoming a health educator partner, please contact Executive Director Beatrice Lee at email@example.com.