Recently, the federal government has moved forward in its efforts to dramatically change the United States Postal Service (USPS), including cutting overtime and limiting hours. There has also been controversy surrounding the removal of mailboxes, whether or not it is related to the changes the federal government is making.
Providing equitable quality of care for all patients, regardless of race, culture, and socioeconomic status has become our healthcare system’s biggest challenge. In the United States it is difficult for underserved communities such as the Latinx Community to receive treatment, making healthcare be experienced as a luxury rather than a necessity.
My story begins 20 years ago, when my parents immigrated to this country and adopted it as their own.