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					                         Los Angeles Regional Network
                               Creating Regional Advocacy Infrastructure
                         Friday, March 17, 2006 ♦ 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
                          MALDEF Building  634 South Spring Street  Los Angeles

Time         Agenda Item                                                                       Action
8:30 am      Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am      Welcoming Remarks
             Lupe Alonzo-Diaz, Executive Director, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California

9:15 am      Legislative Remarks                                                               Identify ways to
             Legislator                                                                        partner with elected
             2006 Legislation & Budget reaction                                                officials to support
                                                                                               Latino health

9:30 am      Local Los Angeles Latino Health Issues                                            Provide background
                                                                                               on LA Latin Health
             Sandra Trinidad, Health Policy Coordinator, Alliance for Better Community         Scorecard

10 am        Overview of Statewide Legislative, Initiative and Budget Issues                   Review of state
                                                                                               legislative, initiative
             Veronica Montoya, Policy Director, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California      and budget issues
             Deena Lahn, Health Policy Director, Children’s Defense Fund                       impacting Latino
             David Carroll, Research Director, California Budget Project                       health

11:00 am     Breakout Session to Prioritize LA Regional Network’s Activities for 2006          Review
             - Past priorities and accomplishments                                             Provide direction
             - Sub-Committee design                                                            regarding LARN
             - Feedback from last LARN meeting                                                 priorities for 2006

12 noon      Recap of Meeting and Raffle

           ♦Sponsored in part by Blue Shield of California Foundation & The California Endowment♦

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