Diabetes & Latinos – Community Forum in San Diego

Wednesday March 4, 2015 6:00 PM to 11:30 AM
Wednesday March 4, 2015 6:00 PM to 11:30 AM
 

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New Directions Family Resource Center
915 4th Ave.
Chula Vista, CA 91910
*Entrance & parking on “L” Street, between 3rd & 4th*

Join the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California for Diabetes & Latinos: A Community Forum, a *free* community event. 

After successful community forums last year in Fresno, Stockton, Berkeley, Santa Ana, and Baldwin Park, we’ll be back to spread the word about type 2 diabetes in southern California this March.
 
We’re talking about an urgent issue: 1 in 2 Latino kids will get diabetes in their lifetimes unless things change.  Learn why diabetes has become so common among Latinos, what California groups are doing to prevent it, and how you and your neighbors can join in.  This forum is ideal for community members concerned about diabetes and healthy food access, promotoras/community health workers, teachers, parents, local leaders – all are welcome. 
 

Agenda

6:00 PM – Welcome + Dinner
6:10 PM – Presentation: Sugary Drinks, Diabetes + the Latino Community
6:40 PM – Activities + Discussion
 

This event will include dinner, door prizes and a gift card raffle! We hope to see you there!

Special thanks to our local hosts, the New Directions Family Resource Centerthe Pomona Community Health Center, and Clinica Romero.  We also thank our outreach partners, the San Ysidro Health CenterDr. Gregory Talaverathe Latino Health Collaborative,the El Sol Neighborhood Educational CenterAltaMedthe Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles Countythe California Primary Care Association, and the American Heart Association.

Register above or email Sara Soka at ssoka@lchc.org.

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