17th Annual Health Equity Symposium
Violence in Our Communities: Exploring Causes, Consequences and Solutions
The 17th Annual UCLA Health Equity Symposium was held on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at the Center at Cathedral Plaza. This year’s event was focused on violence and driven community efforts to increase health equity.
This year we featured:
- Keynote speakers and their organization's efforts to create safer communities
- Poster Session featuring community-based violence prevention efforts and community seed grant recipients
- Exhibitor Booths featuring 211LA, Gang Alternatives Program, Peace Over Violence, Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles, Get Lit Players
- Jalon Arthur, MS, Director of Innovation, Cure Violence, Innovative Health Approach to Reduce Violence
- Patti Giggans, MNA, Executive Director, Peace Over Violence, Domestic Violence: Where Do We Go from Here?
- Darius Kemp, MA, Director of Mobilization, The Representation Project, The Pain Behind The Mask: Violence in a Hyper-Masculine Society
- Charis Kubrin, PhD, Professor of Criminology, Law & Society, University of California Irvine, Violence Nationally, Violence Locally: Understanding Trends and Finding Solutions
- Howard Pinderhughes, PhD, Associate Professor and Chair, Social & Behavioral Sciences, University of California San Francisco, Healing from Adverse Community Experiences: Public Health Strategies to Prevent/Address Community Trauma
- Michael Rodriguez, MD, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
- Commander Phillip Tingirides and Lieutenant Emada Tingirides, Los Angeles Police Department, Law Enforcement Strategies to Address Community Violence
- Andrea Welsing, MPH, Director, Injury & Violence Prevention Program, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, A Public Health Approach to Violence Prevention: Promising Approaches at the L.A. County Department of Public Health