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Rosita Castillo

Planned Parenthood of The Rocky Mountains
Rosita Castillo is now employed at Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada as the Promotoresde Salud Program Manager. She practiced as a Chemical Dependency Professional most of heradult life in the State of Washington. She volunteered with the American Red Cross as a Trainerof Trainers in the Mensajeros de Salud HIV/AIDS educational program for 5 years. Rosita servedon the Board of Directors of the Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic, one of the largest FQHC’S inthe nation, for 13 years. She was also part of the Secretary of Health Advisory Council onMigrant Health for 5 years. She has dedicated her life advocating to improve access to healthcare, reduce disparities, and improve the quality of life in the Latino Communities. She believesthat “knowledge is power”, and is an advocate for education at all levels. In her role asPromotores Program Manager Rosita states that she gets to do, “something I have dedicatedmost of my life doing as a volunteer, and love to do!” Rosita obtained a Bachelor in Social Workdegree from Heritage University, in Toppenish, Washington, and a Chemical DependencyProfessional Certificate, both in 2000.