Congratulations to Paige Menking – the 2013 recipient of the LIVESTRONG Promotora of the Year Award for her outstanding efforts to reach Hispanic/Latino cancer survivors in the Austin area. During 2012, Paige also served as a mentor to Austin-area promotoras. We are proud to have her representing the Foundation out in the community.
The LIVESTRONG Promotores program is a professional development program to provide Promotores, Hispanic/Latino community health workers, the skills and knowledge to serve and connect survivors and their loved ones to cancer-related resources and support. LIVESTRONG created a cancer survivorship training curriculum to increase knowledge and confidence on the physical, emotional and day-to-day concerns of cancer survivors. To date, LIVESTRONG has trained over 500 Promotores across the country. Visit our website for more information about the LIVESTRONG Promotores Training Program.