2013 Conference

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“Cultivating Our Strengths Towards a Dignified and Healthy Life”

December 6 & 7, 2013
Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center

Dear conference participant:

Visión y Compromiso would like to thank you for attending the Promotor and Community Health Worker Conference in 2013. As announced during the workshops; using the following link you can download the information that was shared through out the more than 40 workshops that took place. By clicking the link you will find the different presentations that include brochures or other document, if available.

Please click the link to download the materials. You can download all presentations or the ones of your choice.

Click Here


Thursday, December 5, 2013 6:00pm – 8:00 pm I AM AMERICA: Embracing our Culture

A reception to provide a space for Promotores to share culture through art, music and food to strengthen our bonds of support and communication among Promotores from different regions. It is this essence of our shared values, customs and traditions that is the foundation for the success of our work. We invite you to wear apparel that represents your place of origin.

Friday, December 6, 2013

7:00 am—8:00 am Registration
8:00 am—8:30 am Welcome
8:30 am—10:00 am Opening Plenary
10:15 am—12:15 pm Workshops: Track A
12:30 pm—1:45 pm Lunch
2:00 pm—4:00 pm Workshops: Track B
4:15 pm—6:15 pm Workshops: Track C
7:00 pm—12:00 am Celebration Come dance the night away and celebrate the work of Promotores! 

Saturday, December 7, 2013

6:30 am—8:30 am Registration
7:00 am—8:30 am Workshops: Track A
9:00 am—11:00 am Workshops: Track B
11:15 am—12:15pm Plenary
12:15 pm—1:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm—3:45 pm Workshops: Track C
4:00 pm—5:00 pm Closing


Click here to see workshop descriptions and details for all tracks.

Registration Options

  1. Download Registration FormOnline Registration: Prior to November 22nd please register online to pay by credit card.
  2. Mail: Download your registration form and send with your check or money order.
  3. On Site: Registrations are accepted in-person beginning Thursday, December 5, from 5:00–7:00 pm and will continue throughout the conference.

Registration Fees

Your payment must be received before November 22 to take advantage of early registration costs. Late registration fees will apply to all payments received after the deadline. For assistance with group payments please contact us by November 22.

Registration Fees
Promotores or Community Health Workers General Admission: Non-Promotores or Community Health Workers Presenters*
Before November 22, 2013
Conference and Friday Evening Celebration $60 $195 $140
Conference Only No Friday Evening Celebration $30 $165 $80
Celebration Only $60 $60 $60
After November 22, 2013
Conference and Friday Evening Celebration $90 $215 $140
Conference Only No Friday Evening Celebration $35 $165 $80
Celebration Only $60 $60 $60

*Presenters will only incur a registration charge for attending any part of the conference other than the day of their workshop.

Location, Travel, and Accommodations


Participants parking at the Marriott Hotel will receive a reduced rate:

  • Valet Parking rates will be $20 for the day.
  • Self parking rates will be $10 for the day (no in-and-out privileges).

Air Travel to Los Angeles

The nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Shuttle transportation from the airport to the hotel is available. Please make your travel arrangements early to take advantage of the best fares.

Hotel Information

Please note that the cost for lodging is not included in the registration cost. The Marriott Hotel is offering special room rates for conference participants. Regular single or double room: $109. To take advantage of this special price you must make your reservations prior to November 21, 2013. Please contact the hotel directly by calling (310) 641-5700 or clicking here.

Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center 5855 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Exhibitors Area & Mercadito


National and statewide organizations will share and display services available to the community through their agencies. For information on how to become an Exhibitor, please contact Esther Arias-McDowell at (626) 569-3823 or email at emcdowell@ph.lacounty.gov.

Mercadito (Marketplace)

Promotores will display handcrafted items that will be available for sale to participants. Come by for a visit and shop for the holidays!

Please Note the Following

  • Conference includes lunch for the two days only, breakfasts and other meals are not included.
  • Participation in the Friday Night Celebration is available for an additional cost (see Registration Fees table).
  • This event is not appropriate for children. Children are not permitted inside the conference.
  • For assistance with group registration, please contact Mari Lopez at (213) 926-1629 before November 22.
  • The conference will be conducted in Spanish, please indicate if you will need English translation on your form.