November 5, 2018

7:30am – 3:30pm

Symposium (1)

Health Beyond Health Care: Tackling the Root Causes of Poor Health 

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Understanding Racial Disparities in Education: Patterns and Possibilities for Disruption
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Pedro Noguera, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Education
Faculty Director, Center for the Transformation of Schools
University of California, Los Angeles


The Success of a Nation Lies in a Quality Education for Young Men of Color
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Oscar Menjivar
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
TXT: Teens Exploring Technology
Beyond Hazards and Standard Work Places: New Directions in Worker Wellness
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Abel Valenzuela Jr., PhD
Professor and Director, UCLA Institute for Research on Labor & Employment
Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Immigration Policy
University of California, Los Angeles


Economic Wealth Equals Good Health
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Andrea Sotomayor
Manager, Western Region
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City


Green Cities to Improve Health Equity
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Michael Jerrett, PhD
Professor and Chair, Environmental Health Sciences
Director, UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Healthy Kids Zone: The Real Voices
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Veronica Flores, MA
Chief Executive Officer
Community Health Councils
Housing, Poverty, and Evidence: What should we do?
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Michael Lens, PhD
Associate Professor, Urban Planning and Public Policy
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs


Love and the Art of Human Engagement.
Celina Alvarez
Executive Director
Housing Works California