Progreso Latino Fund Fall Forum Series

September 26 - November 30: COVID 19’s Impact on the Health, Education and Economic Status of Latinx in Greater New Haven

A Mini-Forum Series of The Progreso Latino Fund

Please join us for this series of three 45-minute virtual Zoom sessions as we discuss the impact that COVID-19 has had on the Greater New Haven Latinx community, develop strategies to address the disparities and support improvements. This timely conversation will be set within the context of discussions happening locally, statewide and nationally.

November TBD

The Economic Status of Latinx

Registration and more info coming soon!

Miguel Cardona and Yesinia Rivera

October 27, 2020 (Recorded)

The Status of Latinx in Public Education During the Time of COVID-19

Panelists: Miguel A. Cardona, Commissioner, State Dept. of Education and Yesenia Rivera, President, New Haven Board of Education.

Moderator: by Yari Ijeh, Co-chair, Progreso Latino Fund.


Maritza Bond and Frances Padilla

September 25, 2020 (RECORDED)

Healthcare Access

On Sept. 25, guest panelists Frances G. Padilla, President, Universal Healthcare Foundation and Maritza Bond, Director, New Haven Dept. of Public Health, discussed the public health impacts of COVID-19 on the Lantinx community.

The panel was moderated by PLF board member Fernando Muñiz, Chief Executive Officer, Community Solutions, Inc.