MLGSCA Spring Symposium 2021: UPLIFTING COMMUNITY VOICES

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MLGSCA Spring Symposium 2021: UPLIFTING COMMUNITY VOICES

MLGSCA invites you to our spring symposium to hear from community organizations, students, and librarians about health education.

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Date and time

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About this event

MLGSCA invites you to our spring symposium: Uplifting Community Voices.

Hear from community organizations, students, and librarians about health education in the time of COVID-19. Topics include health and our communities, racism in medicine, community engagement, health in bi-lingual populations and teen and youth health.

SCHEDULE:

All times noted are Pacific Time

Keynote Panel Experiences Pre and Post COVID-19 9-10:20 AM

  • Lorena Verdugo - Community Health Coordinator, El Rio Community Health Center, Consulado de Mexico en Tucson-Ventanilla de Salud
  • Susan Levy - Program Manager, Native Health Phoenix
  • Ramona Merchan - Trauma Informed LA
  • Marita Padilla - Waianae Coast Health Comprehensive Center

Keynote Q&A 10:20-10:45 AM

Break 10:45-11 AM

Presentations 11-Noon

  • Nicole Greer - School Libraries and Health
  • Kate Pham - Health Science Library Outreach to BIPOC and Nontraditional Student Communities

MLGSCA Members meeting 12-12:50 PM

BIPOC Librarians panel 1-1:50 PM

  • Yamila El-Khayat - Promotoras, Health Navigators
  • Zoe Unno, Ph.D. and Amy Reyes- Citizen Science

Break 1:50-2 PM

Presentations 2-3:30 PM

  • Mayra Fuentes - Spanish Speech Language Pathology Resources in Hospitals
  • Alejandra Reyes - Mental Health in Spanish Speaking Communities
  • Renée Torres - Graphic Medicine and Cultural Competency
  • Christina Wyles MS, RN, MLIS & Sheila Gephart PhD, RN - Engaging Communities to Assist in the Development and Evaluation of a Bi-lingual Spanish/English NEC-Zero Española Toolkit

Wrap-up 3:30-4 PM