Interview - Rogene Gee Calvert on Hope Clinic

Rogene Gee Calvert is a followup interviewee (last interviewed 10 years prior) and is an exemplary advocate for healthcare services among the Asian American, and more recently, immigrant/refugee communities in Houston. A board member of the Asian American Coalition/HOPE Clinic, she is a large driving force behind the proliferation of the HOPE Clinic, as well as other community outreach projects. This interview covers some of the history of the HOPE Clinic, a facet of healthcare services for Asian American and other underserved minority populations. Ms. Calvert describes some of the thought processes behind her work, as well as challenges and successes that she encountered. She elaborates on the policy-side of starting up a large-scale nonprofit organization, such as funding, internal structure, and future plans.

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