Healthcare in Every Community, Every Community in Healthcare


The mission of The Cross Cultural Health Care Program is to serve as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to advance access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate. We provide resources and training for individuals and institutions with the goal of systems change.



The vision of The Cross Cultural Health Care Program is Healthcare in every Community, every Community in Healthcare.


As we work towards our vision and our mission, we are committed to:

  • Remaining relevant to the needs of ethnic communities and providers in the health care system.

  • Providing relevant state-of-the art educational materials.

  • Enhancing professional skills and opportunities for medical interpreters.

  • Enhancing the ability of health and human service providers to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services, and,

  • Building internal capacity of organizations.