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South Los Angeles Health & Human Rights Conference, Fri. June 5

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South Los Angeles Health and Human Rights Conference

There is a fundamental crisis of health and human rights in south Los Angeles. South L.A. has the poorest health outcomes and indicators in the County of Los Angeles – mirroring the health status in some developing nations. Chronic institutional under-funding, substandard environmental and living conditions, a lack of necessary health services and other inequities have produced some of the worst health conditions and disparities in the country. While local coalitions, community clinics, hospitals, advocacy groups, and nonprofits have pieced together a safety net to address these chronic health inequities, the situation is worsening. The abject failure to uphold and protect the fundamental human rights of
south Los Angeles children and families mandates a community based, transnational, results-oriented approach by residents, service providers and advocates.

JOIN US FOR THE 1st ANNUAL SOUTH LOS ANGELES HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE

Friday, June 5, 2009, 8:00am – 5pm

California Science Center
700 Exposition Drive
Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Register Now
www.southlahealthandhumanrights.org

Or call: 323-541-1600, x. 4001

Convenors
St. John’s Well Child and Family Centers
Community Health Councils
Esperanza Community Housing Corporation
Los Angeles Community Action Network
Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles (PSR-LA)
SAJE (Strategic Actions for a Just Economy)
Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers
South Bay Family Healthcare Center
UMMA Community Clinic

Sponsors
California School Health Centers Association
L.A. Care Health Plan
Los Angeles Best Babies Network
MedPoint Management
St. John’s Well Child and Family Centers
The California Endowment
California Wellness Foundation
The USC Center fro Community Health Studies
Kaiser Permanente

Key Endorsers
African American Alcohol and Other Drug Council /SPA 6 Homeless
Coalition (AAAOD)
American Academy of Pediatrics California Chapter 2
Bienestar
California School Health Centers Association
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
Children’s Defense Fund-California
Community Coalition
City of Los Angeles AIDS Coordinator’s Office
Doctors for Global Health
Ex-Offender Action Network (EAN)
Homeless Outreach Program/Integrated Care System (HOP/ICS)
Instituto de Educación Popular del Sur de California (IDEPSCA)
—Worker Health Program
MedPoint Management
National Economic Social Rights Initiative / National Health Law
Program
National Latino Research Center
National Physicians Alliance
Office of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas 2nd District
Pacific Institute for Women’s Health
Partners in Care Foundation
Partners in Health
People’s Health Movement USA
Physicians for Human Rights
Society for Adolescent Medicine
South Central Farmers Health and Education Fund
UCLA Program in Global Health
USC Office of Religious Life
UCLA Center for Civil Society
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research


One thought on “South Los Angeles Health & Human Rights Conference, Fri. June 5

  1. When will the second annual conference be? And when are you opening for abstracts?

    Thank you

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