First Spanish Online Town Hall Tomorrow

News Release
For Immediate Release: 3/12/2021

Jeff Powell, (402) 471-6223,


Lincoln, Neb. – In an ongoing effort to reach out to minority and refugee communities, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is partnering with the Multicultural Coalition in Grand Island for the first Spanish language Facebook Live Town Hall.

The Multicultural Coalition is a nonprofit organization on a mission to build human capital by empowering individuals to overcome barriers to basic needs, while embracing cultures of newcomer and long-term populations for a stronger community.

Through individual catered services, the Multicultural Coalition works with clients in their native language to help them overcome health, economic, and legal barriers in order to help them fulfill their dreams of building a better life in Central Nebraska.

The Facebook Live Town Hall will provide a space where residents can receive accurate information from public health and medical officials regarding the various vaccines in the Spanish language.


Saturday, March 13, 2021, 5:00 PM


  • Joseline Reyna, Communications Director, Multicultural Coalition
  • Betty Frausto, Lead Client Advocate/Community Health Worker, Multicultural Coalition
  • Dr. Albert Solache, Family Practice Physician, Grand Island Clinic
  • Josie Rodriguez, Administrator, Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity, Nebraska DHHS

Where: Visit the Multicultural Coalition's Facebook page or the official event page he​re to stream. Participants can ask questions on the event page before Saturday or in the comments section during the event.

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