SaludTues Tweetchat 09/20/16: The Health & Education of Latino Boys & Young Men


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Latino boys and young men are an often overlooked segment of our population.

But it’s important to understand the health habits and trends among Latino males, such as educational status, mental and physical health, chronic diseases, substance use, and more.

tweetchat-9-20-16-1-002Let’s use #SaludTues on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, to tweet about ideas and solutions to help address the needs of Latino boys and young men:

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “The Health & Education of Latino Boys & Young Men”
  • DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 20 2016
  • TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT)
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOSTS: @NRCHispanic, @HispanicEd, and @MBK_Alliance

We will open up the discussion to everyone so you all can share your insights, experiences, and stories as we discuss:

  • Why it is important to study their education and health statuses?
  • How are Latino boys and young men faring overall?
  • What challenges do they face?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources for healthier young boys and men!

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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