Join KLRU, United Way Capital Area and the Alamo Drafthouse for a special film screening and discussion focusing on health issues and the Hispanic community on Thursday, March 25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Alamo Drafthouse South, 1120 South Lamar. RSVP here
We will be screening a portion of the powerful documentary Critical Condition. Following this short film there will be a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Jacqueline L. Angel, Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology LBJ School of Public Affairs – University of Texas, featuring José E. Camacho, Executive Director/General Counsel Texas Association of Community Health Centers, and Lil Almonte, Director of Outreach El Buen Samaritano. Complete biography information below. RSVP today as space is going quickly.
Dr. Jacqueline L. Angel
LBJ School of Public Affairs – University of Texas Author, research and expertise in family, health, aging and Latinos She received her PhD from Rutgers University in 1989 and post-doctoral training at Rutgers in mental health services research and the Pennsylvania State University Program in Demography of Aging. Her research focuses on issues at the intersection of family, health, and aging. She is particularly interested in evaluating the impact of policies on the health and well-being of Latinos, immigrants, and other vulnerable groups, and how cultural heterogeneity among the elderly affects the design of programs for the cost-effective delivery of health services.
José E. Camacho
Executive Director/General Counsel Texas Association of Community Health Centers José assisted in the development of TACHC as an organization in the early 1980′s, and served as General Counsel since the incorporation of the Association in 1983. He has served as Executive Director since 1984. José earned his law degree from the University of Texas in 1973. Prior to working for TACHC, he obtained extensive legal and policy experience while working on migrant farm worker issues, and running a private law practice.
Director of Outreach El Buen Samaritano As the director of outreach, Lil brings a wealth of experience in community outreach and health, wellness and disease prevention in the Hispanic community. She oversees the Vida y Salud Program which includes the Promotores de Salud program.