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Persistent Poverty and Its Effects on Rural America: A Central Valley Perspective

POSTPONED: 2020: HEAL Summit

Persistent Poverty and Its Effects on Rural America: A Central Valley Perspective

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bakersfield
3100 Camino Del Rio Court

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Agenda

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Agenda subject to change.

Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Sonya Christian
President
Bakersfield College

@sonyachristian
About Dr. Christian

Health Equity Defined

Dr. Tania Pachecho-Werner
Co-Assistant Director
Central Valley Health Policy Institute

@taniahlthplce
About Dr. Pachecho-Werner

Persistent Poverty Discussion

Jim Clyburn
House Majority Whip, U.S. Representative
Congressional District 6

@WhipClyburn
About Majority Whip Clyburn

TJ Cox
U.S. Representative
Congressional District 21

@RepTjcox
About TJ Cox

Panel #1
Economic Development in the Central Valley

Lisa Mensah
President and CEO
Opportunity Finance Network

@oppFinance
About Lisa Mensah

Keynote Address:
The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine –“A Roadmap to Reducing Childhood Poverty”, presentation of findings

Greg Duncan
Distinguished Professor
UC Irvine

@UCIrvine
About Greg Duncan

Panel #2
Adverse Childhood Experiences

Jason Williams
Fresno County Trauma & Resilience Network
Co-Founder and Trauma-Informed Coach/Consultant
Brain Wise Solutions

About Jason Williams

Panel #3
Healthcare Workforce in the Central Valley

Thelma Hurd
Director of Medical Education
UC Merced

@ucmerced
About Thelma Hurd

Dr. Marie Gilbert
Director
Central California Center for Excellence in Nursing

@FresnoStateCHHS
About Marie Gilbert

Russell Judd
CEO
Kern Medical

@KernMedical
About Russell Judd

Resources and Links

Lodging

The DoubleTree by Hilton Bakersfield is the official hotel for the summit. The event will take place at the DoubleTree Ballroom and a block of discounted rooms is made available for summit attendees. Book a room at the discounted rate.

DoubleTree by Hilton Bakersfield
3100 Camino Del Rio Court
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 323-7111

Twitter Engagement

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Speaker Handles

Speaker Title Twitter
Dr. Nancy Burke Professor Public Health, UC Merced @ucmerced
Dr. Sonya Christian President, Bakersfield College @sonyachristian
Jim Clyburn Majority Whip, U.S. Representative, Congressional District 6 @WhipClyburn
Cindy Collier HEAL Collaborative Lead @cinbillcollier
TJ Cox U.S. Representative, Congressional District 21 @RepTjcox
Greg Duncan Distinguished Professor, UC Irvine @UCIrvine
Marie Gilbert Director, Central California Center for Excellence in Nursing @FresnoStateCHHS
Dr. Thelma Hurd, MD MPH Director of Medical Education, UC Merced @ucmerced
Russell Judd CEO, Kern Medical Center @KernMedical
Dr. Julianne McCall Science Officer, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research @Cal_OPR
Lisa Mensah President and CEO, Opportunity Finance Network @oppFinance
Dr. Tania Pacheco–Werner Co-Director, CVHPI, CSU Fresno @taniahlthplce
Norma Rojas-Mora Director of Communications and Community Relations, Bakersfield College @BAKcollege

Symposium Sponsors and Partners

Our event would not be possible without our summit sponsors, including:

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors


Questions or Concerns?

For more information about the event or to request accommodations, email conference@bakersfieldcollege.edu.

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