Latino Health Equity Conference

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 7:30am to 6:00pm

Familias en Accion is presenting their 5th Annual Latino Health Equity Conference this June. The theme for this years conference is Pathways to Healthy Communities: Strategies for the Prevention and Reduction of Childhood Obesity. This conference connects health research/practice and Latinos to develop strategies for health equity.

When: Friday, June 13th from 7:30a - 6p

Where: Portland State University, Smith Ballroom
              1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR 97201

The goals of the conference are:

  • To provide a forum for researchers to share information
  • To engage and inform policy makers
  • Provide space for care providers to share best practices
  • Provide networking and professional development opportunities to inspire underrepresented students to enter the health care delivery field.

You can find more information on the conference here. You can register for the conference here. Some scholarships are available for students; if interested, fill out this form.