250695 Advocacy and Environmental Public Health in the Hispanic Community

Monday, October 31, 2011: 9:10 AM

Adolph Falcon, MPP , Senior Vice President, National Alliance for Hispanic Health, Washington, DC
This presentation will illustrate the Alliance's initiatives marry “old school” community organizing with new technology. The results is to empower diverse Hispanic communities thru capabilities around local air quality monitoring, organizing community teams, use of mobile technology, working with free internet mapping, youth videos, online communications and texting.

Learning Areas:
Diversity and culture
Environmental health sciences
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe how the Alliance has helped communities gather important environmental data.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the senior Vice President of the National Alliance for Hispanic health and oversee the science and policy portfolio of the Alliance.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.