Join Us at the Inaugural Hispanic Leadership Conference!

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Get the training you need to engage the Hispanic Community.

Earlier this year, we launched our Hispanic community engagement program as part of our Healthy Parkinson’s Communities™ initiative. This initiative is focused on collaboration, community leadership, and cultural sensitivity to ensure Hispanic people affected by Parkinson’s have access to resources needed to live well. A significant part of this work includes training, advising, and mentoring the individuals and organizations seeking to start or expand Hispanic community engagement in their communities. 

This is where our Hispanic Leadership Conference comes in. 

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We will host our first Hispanic Leadership Conference in Phoenix, AZ, from November 30 through December 2; we are currently accepting applications for attendance. This conference is designed to support community leaders committed to Hispanic Parkinson’s community outreach. Whether you are new this community or looking for ways to build on and expand your work, you may consider applying to attend.

This event is ideal for you if you:

  • Have researched and identified a need for Hispanic community engagement in your community but aren’t sure where to start
  • Have begun connecting with the Hispanic community through partnerships or relationship building but aren’t sure what to do next
  • Have started a program or resource for the Hispanic community but need help to increase participation
  • Have a strong existing Hispanic engagement program/effort in your community and want to build your knowledge and network to expand it

Attendance is free, and travel grants are available on a first-come, first-served basis to help offset travel expenses. If you and/or another community member would benefit from attending, we encourage you to apply.

Questions? Please get in touch with Hispanic Community Engagement Manager Claudia Martinez at

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Want to learn more about our Hispanic Community Initiative?

In 2023, the Davis Phinney Foundation extended the Healthy Parkinson's Communities™ initiative to the Spanish-speaking Parkinson's community. We use a culturally appropriate approach to encourage community participation. Learn more on our HPC hub!

Interested in learning more about our Healthy Parkinson's Communities™ (HPC) initiative? Visit our HPC website at to learn more about how to get involved in making your community a great place for people living with Parkinson's.

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