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Latino Youth: A Glimpse Into Baltimore’s Future

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Thursday May 12, 2016, 8am-4pm

Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave. Baltimore, MD 21224


Media Release/Nota de Prensa

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Latino Youth: A Glimpse into Baltimore’s Future: a conference sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute. The conference will address topics of high priority suggested by our community partners, such as intergenerational gaps in mental health support, communication, reunification, acculturation, teen pregnancy, and educational opportunities and barriers for immigrant and U.S. born Latinos. Register at

Juventud Latina: Un Vistazo al Futuro de Baltimore: una conferencia patrocinada por Centro SOL y el Urban Health Institute. Durante la conferencia se tratarán temas de alta relevancia sugeridos por socios comunitarios, tales como brechas intergeneracionales en apoyo a salud mental, comunicación, reunificación, aculturación, embarazos adolescentes, y oportunidades y barreras educacionales para Latinos inmigrantes y nacidos en EE.UU. Regístrese para asistir a la conferencia

Keynote speaker, Commissioner Rafael López, Commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Joining Commissioner López will be Liany Arroyo, Director of the The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Panel discussions

  1. Between Two Worlds: Mental Health Among Latino Youth – Moderated by Dr. Philip Leaf, Professor, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  2. Protecting the Promise: Teen Pregnancy Prevention – Moderated by Rev. Deborah Hickman
  3. Living the Promise: Education – Moderated by Cassie Motz, Executive Director, CollegeBound Foundation

Business Meeting

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Speakers lineup

Welcome and Opening remarks

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Keynote presentation: Straddling Two Worlds – Latino Youth in the U.S.

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 Spoken word

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Panel 1          Mental Health among Latino Immigrant Youth

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Protecting the Promise: Teen Pregnancy Prevention

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Panel 2          Informed Choices: Promoting Dialogue among Latino Youth on Reproductive Health

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Art Exhibit: 

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Living the Promise: Education for Latino Youth

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Panel 3          The Road after High School for Latino Youth: Obstacles and Opportunities

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Closing Remarks

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Media Release/Nota de Prensa

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