Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Conference

Sandra de Castro Buffington, the director of the Hollywood, Health & Society program of the Norman Lear Center,
delivered an address on the power of popular TV health storylines to reach the Latino community at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in Washington, D.C.

Buffington, left, was joined by Dr. Elmer Huerta, director of Cancer Preventorium, Washington Hospital Center; Elizabeth Fowler, center, special assistant to the president for health care and economic policy; and moderator Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, second from right.

The CHCI conference brought together national leaders, elected officials, corporate executives, community activists and educators to discuss critical issues facing the Latino community and the nation.

Pictured: U.S. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard speaks at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute conference

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