2018 Latino Summit & Forum

 “Health Means Business”

Hosted at Cobb Galleria, the 5th Annual Latino Summit & Forum brought together 150 nonprofit professionals, government executives and small business owners.

Agenda & Program

8:30am REGISTRATION, RESOURCE FAIR AND EXHIBIT TABLES

Come join us for early networking and connections! Registration table is fully billingual.

9:00am DEFINING HEALTH & WELLBEING. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE DAY. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND RECOGNITION.

Katrina D. Mitchell, Executive Director Child Wellbeing Movement, United Way Metro Atlanta

10:00am FAMILY WELLBEING TRACK

Panel on emotional wellbeing and the realities of the Latino community in Georgia. Behavioral health data, challenges, resources and assets in Georgia. 

Dahlia Bell-Brown, MPH, Chief Innovation Officer DFCS “State of HOPE”, Edward Delgado-Romero, faculty in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services at UGA, Belisa Urbina, Executive Director at Ser Familia,

WORKFORCE & ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK

Panel “Family Wellbeing is Good Business”. Corporate executives and entrepreneurs discuss and share benefits and challenges for family wellbeing and the intersections with entrepreneurship and workforce development. 

Vincenzo Pizcopo, Director of Community and Stakeholder Relations for Coca-Cola North America, Antonio Molina, COO Consultorio Médico Hispano, Judith Luppo Wold, PhD, ANEF, FAAN and Laura Layne MSN,MPH, RN Farmworkers Family Health Program, Gigi Pedraza, Executive Director Latino Community Fund. 

12:00pm NETWORKING / BUFFET LUNCH

1:00pm LEARNINGS & HOLISTIC APPROACHES TO BUILDING POWER AND IMPROVE CONDITIONS AND OUTCOMES FOR LOW-WAGE WORKERS, ENTREPRENEURS AND STUDENTS

Carmen Rojas, PhD, CEO The Workers Lab, Sofia Lopez, Senior Program Manager National Association of Latino Asset Builders (NALCAB), Tom Rawlings, Interim Director of the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services. Moderated by Natalie Hernandez, PhD. MPH, Assistant ProfessorCommunity Health & Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine 4

3:00pm FAMILY WELLBEING TRACK

Designing Programs and Evaluations for Greater Impact and Funding Workshop for nonprofits, government and social entrepreneurs.

Dr. Latrice Rollins, Ph.D., M.S.W. Assistant Director of Evaluation at Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center, Roger Hubbard, “Promoting Safe and Stable Families” grant supervisor, Deb Farrell, Senior Tecnical Assistance for PSSF Network. Facilitated by Belisa Urbina, Executive Director Ser Familia.

WORKFORCE & ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRACK

The power of multi-sector partnerships; aligning business, education, and access to  health care to create a culture of health.

Mike Mewbourne, Vice President and Principal at at Pritchard & Jerden, Inc Risk Management & Insurance Brokers, Anna Santiago, Site Coordinator for Communities in Schools Georgia.

4:00pm RECEPTION & DJ - TIME TO RELAX AND CONNECT

Download the Program and Speaker Bios for the 5th Annual Latino Summit & Forum here.

“91% of participants considered the summit excellent or above average” (evaluation done by Morehouse School of Medicine MPH students)

Plenary Panel on Social Determinants of Health

“84% of participants said they increased their knowledge about social determinants for health in the Hispanic community(evaluation done by Morehouse School of Medicine MPH students)

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“94% of participants considered the summit useful for their daily work” (evaluation done by Morehouse School of Medicine MPH students)

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"91% of participants said panelists were excellent or above average”(evaluation done by Morehouse School of Medicine MPH students)

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