Saturday, February 10 • 10:25am - 10:45am
Collaborating Across Cultures

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Dr. Lydia Prado will outline how a community-informed approach to mental health has always been at the core of Dahlia Campus for Health & Well-being. Her approach to community building holds communities as equal partners in discussions and development of how a project will move forward. She will discuss how community conversations were able to transform a space from an empty vacant lot into a national model in community mental health. She will explore concepts of historical context, food deserts, responsive community engagement, real-life social determinants of health, inclusivity and services across the lifespan.

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Lydia Prado

Director of Community Partnerships, Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise at the University of Denver
Lydia Prado grew up feeling culturally enriched, speaking both English and Spanish, and thriving in a community where she was surrounded by many talented, creative and resilient people. When she left to attend college, she was surprised to learn that the mainstream and academic view... Read More →

Saturday February 10, 2018 10:25am - 10:45am MST
SEEC Auditorium 4001 Discovery Drive