Literacy Assistance Center (LAS) The Literacy Assistance Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the expansion of quality literacy services in New York.
Maimonides Medical Center At almost 100 years old, Maimonides Medical Center remains a vital and thriving non-profit, non-sectarian hospital. It is the pre-eminent treatment facility and academic medical center in the Borough of Brooklyn. Maimonides provides culturally sensitive care for patients who aren’t fluent in English is important. One of our priorities is facilitating better health care access for non-English speaking patients and their families. To achieve this goal and to serve our culturally diversified community, the Medical Center has been recruiting multilingual physicians, nurses and staff, especially for patient care areas.
The Commonwealth Fund The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults. The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries.