Posted by: Generación Latina | March 24, 2010

National Latina Health Network’s Emerging Leaders Health Institute 2010

National Latina Health Network’s Emerging Leaders Health Institute 2010

The Emerging Leaders Health Institute (ELHI) proposes to build health leadership capacity among young Latinas, ages 18-25 years of age. Participants will travel to Washington, DC to meet and network with a variety of prominent Latina leaders. Participants will then coordinate a health leadership social action project in their community in Fall 2010.

As a result of participating in the ELHI, members will be able to serve as a resource to other young people and community organizations; build their own leadership capacity in health promotion and disease prevention; and promote NLHN”s mission of addressing the critical health concerns of Latinas and their families.

Applicants must:

  • Be females between the ages of 18 and 25.
  • Be able to attend the Emerging Leaders Health Institute’s Health Policy in Action Seminar in Washington, DC from June 22nd-26th, 2010.
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to the Latina/o community.

Applications Due: April 19, 2010

Additional information and a link to the application can be found here:


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