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“Strengthening the Roots” LATINO CONFERENCE
“Strengthening the Roots” LATINO CONFERENCE
THURSDAY, OCT. 24th and FRIDAY, OCT. 25th An unforgettable Latino event featuring 2 Keynote Speakers, and 25 Professional Workshops designed for mental health therapists, treatment counselors, social workers, community educators and administrators.
Visalia Convention Center,
305 E Acequia Ave, Visalia, CA 93291, USA

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Gun Violence in our Communities and Beyond - Why it Matters

Refujio “Cuco” Rodriguez, MA

Hope and Heal Fund

Chief Equity & Program Officer, before joining the Fund, Cuco served as a Program Officer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation developing initiatives to address racial equity, community engagement, and nurturing opportunities for positive systemic change for historically marginalized communities and vulnerable children.

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Mental Health and Trauma Exposure among newly arrived Latinx Immigrants

Laura Vargas, PhD, LMSW, MPA

Univ. of Colorado - Dept of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and is funded by the National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities researching exposure to trauma and mental health of recent Latinx immigrants in the United States. She also has regional expertise on violence, health and social policy issues in Latin America.

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