2019 AGENDA FOR THE DAY

 
 
 
 
 
 

New, emerging and bolder voices from undocumented, multi-cultural, indigenous and LGTBQ communities are growing in many cases, thank you to changes in technology and access to digital platforms. These voices and narratives are responding to current policies, political rhetoric, but are also raising to build and expand understanding of their experiences.

How can WE as service providers, community leaders, business executives and government executives can support those new voices and take them to emerging to thriving?

What is the role of new technologies and platforms? What is the impact they are having in our children but also our lives as we strive to break barriers and address complex structural issues?

Join us for the 2019 “New Technologies and Emerging Communities” Latinx Summit & Forum and explore answers to these questions and more.

We expect approximately 200 community and faith leaders, nonprofit professionals, business owners and government executives to participate in this important convening opportunity aiming at peer-learning, collaborating and identifying resources available to serve immigrant and Latinx families. Questions? Please feel free to connect with us: info@LCFGeorgia.org

8:30am

Buy tickets for Latino Community Fund (LCF Georgia)

REGISTRATION & COFFEE, RESOURCE FAIR AND EXHIBIT TABLES

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

9:00am

WELCOME! Defining emerging communities and program of the day

Event co-hosts Gigi Pedraza (Latino Community Fund) and Belisa Urbina (Ser Familia)

10:00am (concurrent panels)

New technologies and platforms and their impact and opportunities in our community

Kiah Williams, Co-Founder & Director of Sirum, Carlo Martinez, Founder & CEO of SteppingBlocks, Christian Zimmerman, Founder of Qoins.

Facilitated by Suleima Salgado, MBA Director of Telehealth, Telemedicine, and Rural Health Initiatives, Georgia Department of Public Health.

The rise of Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Undocumented, Multi-Language and Multi-Cultural Communities

Joel Alvarado, Cornerstone Communications, Cecilia Sáenz Becerra, Somos Sur, Daniela Rodriguez, Savannah Undocumented Youth Alliance (SUYA) , Candy Marcos, The Maya Project.

Facilitated by Gigi Pedraza, Executive Director of the Latino Community Fund in Georgia.

11:30am

LUNCH REGISTRATION & NETWORKING LUNCH

1:00pm

PLENARIES: social media and millenNials, understanding opportunities to build power for our communities

FIRESIDE CHAT

“New Business Models Supporting Communities and Bypassing Systemic Challenges, the Case for Ridesharing” Verónica Juarez, Vice President LYFT

FLASH-TALK

“5by20, Using diverse platforms to address the most common barriers women face when trying to succeed in the marketplace” Jesse Breidinger, The Coca-Cola Company North American Community and Stakeholder Relations.

FLASH-TALK

“The Impact of Screens and Social Media in K-12” , Melanie Hempe, Founder of Familias Managing Media

COMMUNITY Q&A

3:00pm

plenary session: trauma informed care in programs and services. what does it mean and examples of successful interventions

Belisa Urbina, Executive Director of Ser Familia, Dr. Jordan Greenbaum, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Speaker TBD Georgia Department of Family and Children Services,

Facilitated by Leonardo Martinez, Casa de Esperanza

4:00pm

RECEPTION & DJ - Time to relax and connect