Mission, Vision, and Objectives


The Latino Caucus for Public Health’s mission is to represent and advocate for the health interests of the Latino community, both within and outside the American Public Health Association while providing a leadership opportunity for young professionals to share their experience with others in the field of public health.

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The Latino Caucus for Public Health envisions itself and its members as playing a pivotal role in sharing key research findings on health issues that impact the Americas as a way to inform advocacy platforms and influence social reform.


The specific objectives and purposes of the Latino Caucus for Public Health is:

  • To facilitate active participation of Latino public health workers in the organizational and programmatic activities of APHA;
  • To provide a means for professional growth for Latino Caucus members and others in public health; and,
  • To engage in other activities related to educating the public concerning Latino health issues and health concerns.