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Saturday, September 21 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Urban Youth - Raising a new generation of Healthy Latino(a)s

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We all know that over 70% of all Latino(a)s live in urban settings. Furthermore, they live in the poorest communities. How does  that affect their health and what is being done to improve the situation? Meet the champions who are totally dedicated to teen moms and their babies, food, desserts, diabetes, obesity and many other health issues affecting our youth.    

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Susan Can

Director of Corporate Equity, Johnson & Johnson
Susan Can began her career with Johnson & Johnson in 1999 and joined the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Equity Group as Director in February 2011. In her current role, Susan leads Johnson and Johnson digital strategy for the group and oversees several US and Global cross-sector partnerships. Susan’s current areas of focus include mobile health and digital philanthropy. | | Susan is passionate about the opportunity mobile technology... Read More →
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George Torres

CEO & Founder, Sofrito Media Group
Sofrito Media Group was founded by George Torres, an established voice in the Latino Cultural scene. George Torres is a bi-lingual social media / cultural consultant, who in the late 90's, captured attention on the internet with his personal mission statement of "connecting Latinos to their culture". George has always drawn inspiration from his personal connection to his cultural heritage. Having been raised alternately between New York and... Read More →
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Almas Zane

Pediatrics, Richmond University Medical Center
I am Almas Zane, a pediatrician in-training at Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, NY. I own a Bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery (MBBS) from India. My special interest in the nutritional and health care needs of children led me to work with the esteemed Dr. Thomas Hale, in the composition of the latest edition of 'Medications and Mothers' Milk'. Having worked as a physician in a developing country like India and... Read More →


Saturday September 21, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Herbert Hoover

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