AT THE CROSSROADS: Community Wellbeing and Culture in Latin America

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Date(s) - May 10, 2013
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location
11360 Young Research Library Conference Room

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The Latin American Institute Invites you to a UCLA SYMPOSIUM on

MAY 10, 2013

“AT THE CROSSROADS: Community Wellbeing and Culture in Latin America”

Friday, May 10, 2013
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
11360 Young Research Library Conference Room (UCLA) 

This symposium will explore the intersection between community wellbeing and culture among indigenous communities in Mexico, Central and South America and the United States.  Join us for an inspiring morning of presentations by medical and social scientists, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and attorneys.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP:

  http://www.international.ucla.edu/lai/events/showevent.asp?eventid=10033

Welcoming Remarks

C. Cindy Fan, Ph.D. Interim Vice Provost for International Studies, UCLA International Institute

Thomas J. Coates, Ph.D.  Director, Center for  World Health, David Geffen School of Medicine

Kevin Terraciano, Ph.D. Interim Director, UCLA Latin American Institute

Presenters

Bonnie Taub, MPH, Ph.D. Interim Chair, UCLA Latin American Studies Graduate Program; Fielding School of Public Health and Department of Anthropology

Reza Jarrahy, M.D., UCLA Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery &Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine

Sharon Smart-Poage and Dwight Poage, Co-Directors, Mayan Families Organization, Guatemala

Jay Levi, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology, Chair-Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Carlton College, Minnesota

Judy London, Esq. Directing Attorney, Public Counsel’s Immigrants’

Rights Project; Adjunct Professor, Asylum Clinic, UCLA School of Law

RSVP:

http://www.international.ucla.edu/lai/events/showevent.asp?eventid=10033