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Health Literacy Forum: "Language, Literacy & Immigrant Health Care"

Date:
Friday, June 01, 2007
Time:
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Event Type:
Conference
Organizer/Author:
Jessica Coifman, Forum Coordinator
Email:
Address:
San Francisco State University
Location Details:
SF State Downtown Campus, Westfield Conference Center

A full day event for professionals and community members with interests in language, literacy, immigrant health care and community partnerships.

The forum aims to:
- Discuss the role of language and literacy in the health context, and the barriers that immigrants with limited English proficiency and/or low literacy face.
- Showcase local partnerships in education, research, and clinical practice that aim to address language, literacy and health outcomes for immigrant groups.
- Promote networking and partnerships among participants.
- Identify action steps for change in the Bay Area.

The day will include a featured speaker, panel discussion, specialized workshops, a networking lunch, and a special projects/initiatives showcase. A more detailed agenda will be available shortly on our website. Please contact Jessica Coifman (sfsu.forum [at] gmail.com) for more information.

* In addition, registration is required as there is limited space -- please do contact us for more information and/or how to become involved.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Mar 14, 2007 10:37AM
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