June 2014 Updates from the Health Equity and Cancer Networks

  June 2014 Update June was full of huge wins for the Network! The month was kicked off with the release of the results from CenterLink’s 2014 LGBT Community Center Survey Report. The survey, which we worked with CenterLink and MAP to add specific questions around health-programming, was a huge success at providing us withContinue reading “June 2014 Updates from the Health Equity and Cancer Networks”

Network training update- National Jewish Quitline!

             Network Training Update      National Jewish Quitline       Last week, Dr. Scout flew to Colorado to do trainings at the National Jewish Hospital, home of one of the country’s largest quitlines. Dr. Scout’s training, titled  “The LGBT Population and Tobacco Use: Creating an LGBT Friendly & InclusiveContinue reading “Network training update- National Jewish Quitline!”

Network April Update

  The Network had a lot happening in April! – The launching of our wellness model program is just around the corner! The program (we’re still deciding on a name- we’ll call it HealthLink for now) is designed to support LGBT community centers in health and wellness ventures. We will offer resources, template programming, andContinue reading “Network April Update”

Tobacco Control year in review and 2014 sneak peek!

    ReportOut: National Partner’s and Disparity Network’s meeting Keeping you in the loop!       Hello Network! Scout and I just returned from the Disparity Networks and National Partner’s meeting in lovely Atlanta. And, as always, we brought you back lots of updates and juicy tidbits! The Disparity Network meeting started with usContinue reading “Tobacco Control year in review and 2014 sneak peek!”


    The Network for LGBT Health Equity  The time has come: Apply to be a part of our dynamic Steering Committee! Applications due by June 3rd, 2013       The Network for LGBT Health Equity is now accepting applications to fill four positions on its 13 member Steering Committee! The purpose of the committeeContinue reading “APPLY NOW FOR NETWORK STEERING COMMITTEE POSITIONS!”

March Updates from the Network

        Gustavo Torrez Program Manager The Network for LGBT Health Equity     Some major events have been taking place here at the Network, but first it’s all about CDC’s Tips campaign series. On March 4th, CDC launched its second phase of the Tips campaign series with popular ads from last yearsContinue reading “March Updates from the Network”

February Updates From The Network

As we closed out January leading into February the Network had full representation at this year’s Creating Change 2013 Conference (CC13). Joined by our Blogging Scholarship Recipient Alex Aldana along with two guest bloggers Josh Gale and Trevoi Crump from National Youth Pride Services, we were able to showcase many of the great workshops andContinue reading “February Updates From The Network”

September Updates From The Network

Since the release of the MPOWERED: Best and Promising Practices for LGBT Tobacco Prevention and Control document last month, the Network has disseminated over 500 hard copies to folks from across the country. As mentioned before MPOWERED is a unique document that adds scientific rigor to a year plus long compilation of community practices toContinue reading “September Updates From The Network”

July & August Monthly Updates From The Network

Our last fiscal year with our current 5 year cooperative agreement started July 1st and rest assured, the coming year will be full of new products, learning opportunities, and expanded focuses that will continue to transform the LGBT health and tobacco control movement. With that being said, On August 14 the Network released MPOWERED: Best andContinue reading “July & August Monthly Updates From The Network”