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4th Annual Latino Summit: Improving Latino Child Wellbeing, Health Determinants & Whole Family

Ser Familia, Inc.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)

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Join us for the 4th Annual Latino Summit: Improving Latino Child Wellbeing, Health Determinants, and Family Economic Mobility co-hosted by Ser Familia, Latino Community Fund and the Administration for Children and Families. 

Since 2014, this community event has brought information and resources to those who desire to implement best practices when serving the Latino community. The event has three specific objectives under a capacity building focus:

  • Educate service providers 
  • Provide resources and best practices
  • Connect providers and Latino-serving professionals

This event is FREE. However, we ask you to cover the cost of a lunch box ($15) that will include a sandwich, chips, a cookie and a beverage all 100% disposable and provided by ABL Educational Enterprise (ATL Metropolitan College Catering).

Lunch boxes will be available for pick up during the event but they have to be PREPAID.  PARKING IS FREE.

*** If you want to participate / attend and won't be having lunch with us, please email Belisa directly: belisa@serfam.org

 

PROGRAM

9:00am Registration & Welcome

9:40am Plenary Panel on Health Determinants
Moderated by Dr. Natalie Hernandez, he Morehouse School of   Medicine Prevention Research Center (PRC) and Center of Excellence on Health Disparities

Panelists
• David Casas - Catholic Charities, Department of Housing 
• Dr. Sandra Sfeir, Kennestone Pediatrics
• Judge Juanita Stedman, Executive Director - Together Georgia

10:45am Q&A

11:00am  Latino demographics and trends  (Gerson Vasquez, US Census Bureau)

11:45am  Lunch + Networking (please pre-purchase your $15 lunch box by registering and paying here)

12:45pm  Workgroups

a) Physical Health, Nutrition and Hunger Relief (Marc Welsh, Director of Wellness at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta • Emily Anne Vall, Ph.D., Georgia Shape • Atlanta Food Bank)

b) Mental Health, Stress Responses and Coping Mechanisms (Dr. Saul Alamilla, Kennesaw State University • Maria Garcia, MA, LAPC, Ser Familia, Inc)

c) Education & Community (Tina Fernandez, Executive Director of Achieve Atlanta • Marianela Matheus, Ser Familia, Inc.)

2:00pm   Workgroups discussion + Reporting
• Moderated by Gigi Pedraza, Latino Community Fund

3:15pm   Closing and networking


 
 
 
 
Have questions about 4th Annual Latino Summit: Improving Latino Child Wellbeing, Health Determinants & Whole Family? Contact Ser Familia, Inc.

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Atlanta Metropolitan State College
1630 Metropolitan Parkway SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)


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Ser Familia, Inc.

Ser Familia, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation. Ser Familia's mission is to equip Latino individuals and families with communication, leadership and emotional skills, empowering them to establish healthy family relationships.We offer a variety of programs that are aimed to help Latino families develop stronger bonds with one another and have a deeper connection.

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Ser Familia, Inc. es una corporación 501 (c) 3 sin ánimo de lucro. La misión de Ser Familia es equipar a los Latinos y sus familias con herramientas de comunicación, liderato y destrezas emocionales dándoles la posibilidad de establecer relaciones familiares saludables.

Ofrecemos una variedad de programas que tienen como objetivo ayudar a las familias latinas a desarrollar lazos más fuertes entre sí y tiene una conexión más profunda.

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