2019 Convención Hispana FREE Workshops

MetroHealth System Transformation

Sponsored by MetroHealth System and Metro West Community Organization

Description: Come and hear about the MetroHealth System renovations, partnerships and investment in enhancing the community in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood.

Mental Health Care needs among the Hispanic/Latino Community: Current Issues and Creating Resiliency and Lessons from the Frontiers

Sponsored by: Northeast Ohio Association for Hispanic Health

Description: This workshop will examine mental health in the context of current issues and stressors; discuss common mental and behavioral health concerns; and effective, culturally appropriate mental health models, services and strategies to improve the quality of services the Hispanic/Latino community receives.

Youth Community Conversation

Sponsored by: Northeast Ohio Association for Hispanic Health

Description: Informal conversation about mental health among young Hispanic/Latino community members. What does mental health mean to them? What are the biggest challenges? What works in helping young people stay mentally healthy? What needs to be done to be well, get well and stay well?

¡Deja que te cuente!, showing how we count! 

Sponsored by: Hispanic Roundtable Empowerment Committee and Young Latino Network

Description: Join us for a real talk, community conversation on civic engagement and racial equity and inclusion in the 2020 Census.


Sponsored by: Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Office

Description: This workshop focuses on identifying the current and future key issues facing immigrants and their families and the impact on an y current and potential government policies

Student Essay Contest

Sponsored by: Hispanic Roundtable Education Committee and Esperanza, Inc.

Description: The Student Essay Contest will award $5500 in prizes to high school and/or undergraduate college students based on their essay addressing the following question – “What would you want other communities to understand about being LATINX?” Come and hear the four finalists present their essays.

Business Pitch Competition

Sponsored by: Hispanic Roundtable Economic Development Committee and Hispanic Business Center

Description: The Business Pitch competition will award $2500 to one business for startup or growth capital. In addition to funding, the award recipient will receive one-on-one mentoring and advising from expert business advisers and business owners. Come and hear the finalists pitch their business ideas.