CONTACTS: NLCCC, www.latinocoalitiononclimatechange.org; COSSMHO
, www.clnet.ucla.edu/community/cossmho.html; LULAC, www.lulac.org; Airnow, www.airnow.gov.
Family closeness among Mexican American Hispanics is characterized by frequent visits from nuclear and extended family, and the sharing of everyday joys and sorrows (COSSMHO
1990; Keefe 1984; Martinez 1999).
He now uses that money, which is eligible for the health tax credit, for a plan offered through COSSMHO
, a coalition of Hispanic medical groups.
The NIDDK has collaborated with the National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Service Organizations (COSSMHO
) in several projects, including organizing workshops on diabetes for the Sixth Biennial National Hispanic Conference on Health and Human Services and helping to develop an independently funded diabetes research grant program.