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2013 NHCOA National Summit

The National Summit is NHCOA’s annual event held in the nation’s capital, convening key stakeholders and experts in Hispanic aging issues from across the country. Working together with our collective talents, we can create a stronger golden America at the 2013 NHCOA National Summit. Register today!


HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius addresses participants at the 2012 NHCOA National Summit on October 2, 2012 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the 2012 NHCOA National Summit.

The NHCOA National Summit is a collaborative platform to highlight and identify common trends, and engage in solutions-driven programmatic and public policy discussions.  It is the only national event focused on improving the lives of Hispanic older, their families, and caregivers so that current and future seniors can age securely and with dignity, greater self-sufficiency, and in the best health possible. [Click here to see the tentative 2013 NHCOA National Summit agenda.]



2013 NHCOA National Summit (October 10)

2012 National Summit - NHCOA Leaders 2012 National Summit - Dr. Yanira CruzThe 2013 NHCOA National Summit is a nationally focused and solutions-oriented dialogue among experts, advocates, and leaders, as well as Hispanic older adults and their families to discuss program and policy solutions through the lens of economic security to ensure better outcomes for older Americans through the generations on October 8-10 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

This year, the Summit will focus on economic security and its impact on Latino seniors, particularly in the areas of health promotion, wealth generation, and affordability of quality housing. Professionals, academicians, and policy makers will also be present to provide insightful input as we seek to promote and contribute thoughtful program and policy solutions that improve the economic security and well-being of all older Americans.

To join NHCOA as we build a stronger golden America, click here.


Assembly of National Community Leaders (October 8-9)

2012 National Summit ECET 1 2012 National Summit ECET 2The first two days of the NHCOA National Summit consists of an Empowerment and Civic Engagement Training (ECET) at the Mexican Cultural Institute (2829 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009). The ECET provides a group of grassroots and grasstop leaders from across the country with advocacy tools to empower and mobilize Hispanic older adults, their families, and caregivers in their respective communities. Upon completing the training certified by the University of San Antonio in Texas, these NHCOA leaders will utilize their skills by advocating for important issues during meetings with congressional members on Capitol Hill.

This training is intended for grassroots leaders that work directly with Hispanic communities. To register as an individual or as a group, please click here

For more information, please contact Nataly Arce at or at (202) 347-9733.


Past NHCOA National Summits:

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2012 NHCOA National Summit Highlights
2011 NHCOA National Summit
2011 NHCOA National Summit Highlights