LIVESTRONG Promotora of the Year Award

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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.

Paige Menking, 2013 recipient of the Promotora of the Year Award

Paige Menking, 2013 recipient of the Promotora of the Year Award

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.

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