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Latino Health Access is a charity built on moxie and masa
Los Angeles Times

Soon after America Bracho started a health nonprofit in Santa Ana 18 years ago, a student in her diabetes self-management class needed eye screening. He didn’t have enough money to pay for it, so Bracho and the class decided to raise the funds — by selling tamales.

The man had the screening, and Bracho had a new motto: We will build a healthy community, even if we have to sell tamales.