Reps. Velázquez and Gallego to Lead Food Security Summit During CHCI's 2013 Public Policy Conference

Rep. Nydia Velázquez
Rep. Pete Gallego

Food Hardship: Fighting Hunger in the Latino Community

Monday, September 30
10:45am-12:15pm

Join Reps. Nydia Velázquez and Pete Gallego for an insightful discussion on food security during this year’s Latino Leaders Policy Summit Series. The session will focus on current hunger legislation, access and availability of affordable and nutritious food and community and corporate initiatives to provide food security for the Latino Community.

The summit panel will also feature:

Alyson Abrami–Manager, Farmer Market Programs, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Jessica Donze Black–Director, Kid’s Safe and Healthful Foods Project
Linda LaViolette–Director of Farmers’ Markets, Empire State Development
Jim Weill–President, Food and Research & Action Center

The "Food Hardship: Fighting Hunger in the Latino Community" summit is brought to you by the generous support of Cargill and Nestle.

 


Rep. Napolitano to Lead Mental Health Summit During CHCI's 2013 Public Policy Conference

Rep. Grace Napolitano

Mental Health: Taking Care of Latino Active Duty Military and Veterans

Monday, September 30
10:45am-12:15pm

Join Rep. Grace Napolitano for an in-depth discussion on mental health during this year’s Latino Leaders Policy Summit Series. This session will focus on mental health access for Latino active duty military and veterans and their families dealing with military life and stress from deployments that can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, addictions and more.

The summit panel will also feature:

Dr. Eric Goplerud–Senior Vice President and Director of Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and Criminal Justice Studies, NORC at the University of Chicago
Donald E. Martinez–Captain, U.S. Army Ret.

The "Mental Health: Taking Care of Latino Active Duty Military and Veterans" summit is brought to you by the generous support of Diageo and United Health Group.

All summits will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The CHCI Public Policy Conference gathers the nation’s top minds in the fields of education, health, immigration, labor, and many others. Don’t miss this remarkable opportunity to join the discussion and interact with national leaders, elected officials, corporate executives, community activists, educators, entertainers, and media personalities.


Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available

CHCI’s Hispanic Heritage Month Events remain our most important source of program funding. Sponsor opportunities exist for any size budget and demonstrate your company’s commitment to Developing the Next Generation of Latino Leaders®, while providing great visibility for your company and excellent networking opportunities for your guests.

For more information, contact Gretchen Class at (202) 548-5865 or gclass@chci.org.


Look Who's Coming to CHCI's HHM Events

CHCI Chair Rep. Rubén Hinojosa
Hon. Shaun Donovan
Hon. Arne Duncan
Hon. Gina McCarthy
Hon. Tom Perez
Sen. Michael Bennet
Sen. Richard Durbin
Sen. John McCain
Sen. Robert Menendez
Sen. Charles Schumer
Rep. Xavier Becerra
Rep. Tony Cardenas
Rep. Joaquin Castro
Rep. Judy Chu
Rep. Jim Costa
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart
Rep. Donna Edwards
Rep. Marcia Fudge
Rep. Pete Gallego
Rep. Joe Garcia
Rep. Raúl Grijalva
Rep. Luis Gutierrez
Rep. Steny Hoyer
Rep. Zoe Lofgren
Rep. Ben Ray Luján
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
Rep. Grace Napolitano
Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod
Rep. Pedro Pierluisi
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard
Rep. Raul Ruiz
Rep. Linda Sanchez
Rep. Loretta Sanchez
Rep. José Serrano
Rep. Albio Sires
Rep. Nydia Velazquez
Rep. John Yarmuth

 


Important Dates

All events will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

September 30-October 1 
Public Policy Conference

September 30
Ready to Lead (R2L) 

October 1
13th Annual Reyes of Comedy

October 2
CHCI 36th Annual Awards Gala

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