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CHCI 2016 Capitol Hill Policy Briefing Series

Join the CHCI 2015-16 Graduate Fellows for the CHCI 2016 Capitol Hill Policy Briefing Series -- at the Cannon House Office Building during the month of April. Each fellow will organize and moderate a public policy roundtable discussion comprised of members of Congress, congressional staffers, public policy experts, and national leaders, tackling some of the most pertinent issues affecting the Latino community.


April 19, 2016 (Health Briefings)

Modelo Promotoras: Advancing Health Literacy through culturally competent health promotion and prevention strategies
Cannon House Office Building – Room 122
9:30 am – 10:45 am
Moderated by CHCI-DaVita Health Graduate Fellow Heydi Correa-Encarnacion


Hablamos: A Holistic Discussion About How We Die
Cannon House Office Building – Room 122
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Moderated by CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Nutritional Health Graduate Fellow Elisa Morales


Unlocking the Power of Telehealth: Increasing Access and Services in Underserved, Urban Areas
Cannon House Office Building – Room 122
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Moderated by CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Preventative Health Graduate Fellow Sara Agate


April 20, 2016 (Education Briefings)

Computer Science for All: Opportunities through a Diverse Teaching Workforce
Cannon House Office Building – Room 122
9:30 am – 10:45 am
Moderated by CHCI Secondary Education Graduate Fellow Alejandra Montoya-Boyer


Un-housed and Unsupported: Homeless and Foster Youth In Higher Education
Cannon House Office Building – Room 122
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Moderated by CHCI Higher Education Graduate Fellow Sara Garcia


Bankruptcy Discharge: A Second Chance
Cannon House Office Building – Room 122
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Moderated by CHCI-McDonald's Higher Education Graduate Fellow Mateus Baptista


April 26, 2016 (STEM Briefings)

An Emerging and Diverse Workforce to Reclaim Abandoned Mine Lands: Increasing Hispanic Participation in the environmental Sciences and Geosciences
Cannon House Office Building – Room 121
9:30 am – 10:45 am
Moderated by CHCI-API Energy Graduate Fellow Gabriela Sosa


Diversifying the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Pipeline
Cannon House Office Building – Room 121
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Moderated by CHCI-Motorola STEM Graduate Fellow Amber Seira


April 27, 2016 (Law and Housing Briefings)

A Bridge to the American Dream: Revisiting the Digital Divide, Its Impact on the Disadvantaged, and Laws that Can Lead to Progress
Cannon House Office Building – Room 121
9:30 am – 10:45 am
Moderated by CHCI-PepsiCo Foundation Law Graduate Fellow Randy Abreu


Beyond the Housing Crisis: Affordable Housing as a Platform to Address Issues Affecting Our Senior Population
Cannon House Office Building – Room 121
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Moderated by CHCI-Wells Fargo Housing Graduate Fellow Arnold Lopez