The 2013 & Beyond Latino Health Equity Conference
The Latino Health Equity Conference provides a forum to focus on individual and community pathways to health equity through research, programs and policies. The interactive annual conference serves an important role in bridging the gap between health research/practice and Latinos to develop strategies for health equity.
The objectives of the Latino Health Equity Conference are to:
- Enhance participants’ understanding of social, economic and political factors for health equity
- Understand major disease prevention and health promotion challenges facing Latinos and potential solutions to those challenges,
- Build understanding of culturally appropriate public health practice, research and policies to promote health for Latinos
- Develop strategies for partnerships between Latino communities and key stakeholders in building community capacity for health through research, education and advocacy
- Provide strategies and tools for students and organizations to increase the number of Latinos in health careers
Who should attend the conference?
- Community members and representatives from community organizations
- Health professionals
- Educators and researchers
- Local, national and global health organizations
- City, county and state personnel
- Public health practitioners
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Familias en Acción seeks to make this conference accessible to all attendees. If you have a disability that requires special accommodations or American Sign Language interpretation, please contact Jaeme Klever at