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The State of the Latinx Community: A Closer Look at the Disparities and Inequities in the Era of COVID-19

  • August 12, 2020
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Virtual, GoToWebinar

What happens when communities of color that have historically and systematically been disenfranchised are impacted by a world-wide health crisis? Members of the Latino Consortium for Action of Dane County come together to provide a closer look at the state of the Latinx community, and current efforts addressing health disparities and inequities, immigration system, emergency relief funds and advocacy at a local and state level.

Webinar Host(s): Norma Gallegos Valles, LPA Board Chair 

Webinar Guest(s): 

  • Health disparities and inequities: Dr. Patricia Tellez, Latino Health Council
  • Immigration: Fabiola Hamdan, Latino Children and Families Council Emergency
  • Relief Funding efforts: Baltazar de Anda-Santana, Latino Academy of Workforce Development and Verónica Figueroa, Unidos 
  • Addressing the system locally and state-wide, a call to action: Karen Menéndez-Coller, Centro Hispano of Dane County and Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, Latino Health Council

Please register here

Purpose of Webinar Series: The Latino Professionals Association (LPA) enhances the development of Latinx professionals and its members by uplifting their capacity through programs, initiatives and partnerships that part from our 4 pillars: Civic and Public Engagement, Leadership Development, Professional Growth and Personal Enrichment. During these unprecedented times, LPA continues its commitment by bringing you this webinar series. We hope these series can contribute to cultivate a community that inspires, develops and empowers us all.



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