Archived: A Partnership Program of NJTV, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), Latino Leadership Alliance Foundation and RU-TV

A Partnership Program of NJTV, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), Latino Leadership Alliance Foundation and RU-TV


Raices de Buena Salud Preview Event, Rutgers University

Raices de Buena Salud/ Roots of Good Health, is a new community health documentary series written and produced by William Sanchez, Executive Producer and Emmy Award winning director of Images/Imagenes, television program.

“Raices de Buena Salud/ The Roots of Good Health, an in-depth documentary featuring valuable information that could save your life.”- Host, John Quiones, ABC reporter

NJTV will air the film on Wednesday, November 5th at 8:30 pm. The educational goal of the documentary is to increase awareness of the social and cultural factors that compound illnesses in Latino communities in New Jersey. Join us to hear the stories and experiences shared by Latino/Hispanic families struggling to cope with critical illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, malnutrition, kidney and heart failure.

The documentary is narrated and hosted by John Quiones, award winning ABC reporter.

NJTV will air Raices de Buena Salud/ Roots of Good Health Part I: Children at Risk on Wednesday, November 5th at 8:30 pm.

“We are excited to have Emmy-award winning, executive producer, William Sanchez as a new member of Rutgers OIDI team. This documentary series and project partnerships are exemplary of Rutgers ‘social contract’ to encourage diversity and inclusion that promote community building.”

-Jorge Reina-Schement, Vice President, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

“NJTV is proud to bring to its viewers this compelling and informative documentary series that sheds light on Latino families coping with the lingering effects of critical medical conditions.”

John Servidio, Manager of NJTV

Additional air dates and times:

Nov. 5, 8:30pm

Nov. 7, 2:30am

Nov. 7, 10:30pm

Nov. 8, 7:30pm

Nov. 9, 11am

Nov. 12, 10:30pm

Nov. 14, 4:30 am

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