Our Diverse Community

Explore our diverse Johns Hopkins culture, learn more about our community activities and find resources to explore your heritage and the cultures of others.

Community Initiatives

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity has launched initiatives to connect employees with one another and with the community.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Hispanic Community Support Strategy Issues Brief

A Johns Hopkins Medicine Latino Community Support Strategy Work Group was assembled in June 2022 to support development of a Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) strategy to address the healthcare and economic needs of our health system’s growing Latino population. The purpose of this group is to: 

  • Identify the barriers to healthcare in the Hispanic community, particularly among undocumented immigrants 
  • Serve as advocates to identify strategic partnerships across JHM and externally to address equity barriers through reforming processes and policies 
  • Promote workforce equity 

Executive Sponsors: 

  • Inez Stewart, Senior Vice President of Human Resources 
  • Sherita Golden, Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity 

Work Group Members:


Kathleen Page

Centro SOL

Sara Polk, Kathleen Page, Monica Guerrero Vazquez

Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity

Sherita Golden, Alaysia Phillips

Government and Community Affairs

Maria Tildon, Jeanne Hitchcock

Marketing and Communications

Carla Chase

The workgroup developed an issue brief that outlined strategic priority areas to support our Hispanic/Latino community. The key priority areas are healthcare access, coverage equity, and economic development. Click here to view the issue brief in its entirety.

Hopkins CARES

Career, Academic, and Research Experiences for Students (CARES) summer programs provide graduate, undergraduate and high school students with opportunities to learn and work in settings across the Johns Hopkins medical campus in order to develop their skills and prepare for careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Cares Re-Cap 2023

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