Saber Para La Gente / Knowledge For The People

Project Overview

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2006
     Project End Date: 6/30/2007 No Cost Extension Through: 9/15/2007

Project Goal Statement: Saber Para La Gente will test an innovative method to enhance the knowledge about Latino health disparities in Wisconsin through qualitative information drawn from descriptions of those who experience them, using theatre as a tool.

Award Amount: $50,000

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Marquette University, College of Nursing
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Milwaukee Public Theatre
  • Spanish Centers of Racine, Kenosha and Walworth Inc.
  • Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Christine Cronk, ScD, Department of Pediatrics

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2006 - June 2007
     Project Final Report Summary    

Affiliated Web Pages:
    Marquette University, College of Nursing
    Milwaukee Public Theatre
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Articles
    • Featured in three articles in Racine and Kenosha newspapers
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed and distributed flyers promoting the project’s plays
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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