CPEHN- Voices For Change: Uniting for Health Equity

June 13, 2012 – Los Angeles, The California Endowment, 1000 North Alameda Street, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

WHERE and WHEN

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
The California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities
1000 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Voices for Change: Uniting for Health Equity will focus on identifying effective ways to collaborate on some of the most pressing issues impacting health in communities of color – wealth inequalities, struggling schools, punitive immigration laws, environmental hazards, and lack of access to care.

REGISTRATION

$60.00 – Early-bird registration (on or before May 25, 2012)
$100.00 – Regular registration (after May 25, 2012)
Space is limited so register early!

Registration fees are only refundable by written request prior to May 31st.

REGISTRATION FEE DISCOUNTS

Discounts are available. Please fill out the Fee Waiver Form and fax it to (510) 832-1175, and we will get back to you in 2-3 business days.

AGENDA

REGISTRATION

WELCOME & 20TH ANNIVERSARY VIDEO

  • Ellen Wu, MPH, Executive Director, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
A leading expert on equity will share insights on working together across different communities and sectors to improve health.

  • Manuel Pastor, PhD, Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California

PLENARY SESSION
Hear how CPEHN’s founding ethnic partner organizations work within and among their diverse communities, drawing lessons from their experience for effective cross-cultural partnerships.

  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
  • California Black Health Network
  • California Rural Indian Health Board
  • Latino Coalition for a Healthy California

WORKSHOPS  (Sessions I and II)
All workshops are offered during both sessions.

Achieving Greater Health through Income and Wealth
Learn about promising practices and policy strategies to increase economic opportunity in communities of color, and how health leaders can help.

Breathe Easy: The Environment and our Health
This panel will share promising practices for creating healthier, more sustainable communities.

Building a Bridge from Coverage to Care
Participate in a discussion on how to increase enrollment by those who are eligible and make sure they have access to the health care services they need.

From Homeroom to Health
Hear about successful initiatives to improve educational opportunities and achievement for greater health outcomes in our communities.

Health Knows No Border
A panel of experts will discuss how immigration status shapes patterns of health inequity, and how pro-immigration policies can improve community health.

Healthy by Design: Creating Neighborhoods Built for Wellness
Learn about the impact of neighborhood design on our health and safety, and advocacy strategies for planning healthier cities, schools, and transportation systems.

CLOSING
Celebrating CPEHN’s 20th Anniversary & Raffle

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS

Westin Bonaventure
404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624-1000

A small number of rooms offered at a special CPEHN rate ($159/night) are available. Make your reservation by May 21, 2012. More information about the hotel can be found at http://www.thebonaventure.com.

SPONSORS

We would like to thank our conference sponsors for their generous support.

GOLD
The California HealthCare Foundation
The California Wellness Foundation
Kaiser Permanente

SILVER
American Cancer Society, California Division, Inc.
The California Endowment

BRONZE
Aetna

SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITING OPPORTUNITIES

Please contact Ruben Cantu if you would like information about becoming an event sponsor or exhibitor at (510) 832-1160 x301 or rcantu@cpehn.org.

ADVERTISE IN OUR PROGRAM BOOK

Celebrate our 20th anniversary by purchasing advertising space in the program book. Please contact Pam Flood if you have any questions at (510) 832-1160 x303 or pflood@cpehn.org.

OTHER NEEDS

Please contact Ruben Cantu if you have any specific needs, such as food, interpreter services, and/or accessibility at (510) 832-1160 x301 or rcantu@cpehn.org

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