Summit Youth Track SUCCESS!!!

The Youth Track at this year’s Summit blew us away. Sure, we had high hopes for the almost thirty folks under the age of 25 who attended the Summit, but we were FLOORED by their dedication, passion, and innovation in creating a sustainable and inspiring direction for youth and young adult involvement in the Network,Continue reading “Summit Youth Track SUCCESS!!!”

What is your vision of a world with health equity?

Meredith Kamradt Guest Blogger writing from the National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) Day 3 in Kansas City and Day 2 of the NCTOH started with some unexpected chills running down my arms.  And no, I haven’t caught the virus of death! As I was finishing my cup of coffee this morning in theContinue reading “What is your vision of a world with health equity?”

One Data Set Does Not Fit All

Ricky Hill Guest Blogger, Reporting from the National Conference on Tobacco or Health This morning, I had the privilege of attending Reaching Priority Communities and Supporting Policies, a panel consisting of the six sister networks of CDC disparity populations – Break Free Alliance, National African-American Tobacco Prevention Network,  Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment and Leadership,Continue reading “One Data Set Does Not Fit All”

Everything’s up to date in Kansas City!

Ricky Hill Guest Blogger, Reporting from the National Conference on Tobacco or Health. Greetings from the National Conference on Tobacco or Health in Kansas City! It’s Ricky again! You may remember me from my previous post here on the Network’s blog, The Shame of Pride. Yes? No? REGARDLESS. I’m here in the Show-Me-State on aContinue reading “Everything’s up to date in Kansas City!”

Strategic Planning and Expanding Priorities

By: Meredith Kamradt Guest Blogger Reporting from: The 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit (Kansas City, MO) Attending my first LGBT Healthy Equity Summit today was incredibly inspirational, thought-provoking, and also tiring.  Who knew that sitting for 8+ hours could be so exhausting!?  My hands were sore from jotting down notes and clapping, and myContinue reading “Strategic Planning and Expanding Priorities”

Kansas City August 2012 | 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit | NCTOH

The excitement is brewing as we work through our last day in the office before we depart for Kansas City. We are prepared for a busy, productive, and fun week with the Summit and the National Conference on Tobacco or Health. As you know the 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit will be on Tuesday,Continue reading “Kansas City August 2012 | 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit | NCTOH”

[Updates] 8th National LGBTQ Health Equity Summit – Bridging the Gap: Promising Practices in LGBT Health & Tobacco Control

Bridging the Gap Promising Practices in LGBT Health and Tobacco Control In this update you will find the following: Summit Overview Registration Information Sponsorship Options & Current Sponsors Flight Discounts Hotel Options Planning Committee Overview Summit Overview: As an official Ancillary meeting to the National Conference on Tobacco or Health, the 8th National LGBT Health Equity SummitContinue reading “[Updates] 8th National LGBTQ Health Equity Summit – Bridging the Gap: Promising Practices in LGBT Health & Tobacco Control”

March Updates from the Network

March has been yet another busy month for the Network. We are pleased to announce the launch of two major projects from the Network. First, Joseph Lee of our Steering Committee is helping us launch MPOWERED best and promising  practices review, an effort to collect lessons learned in the field of LGBT Tobacco Control. TheContinue reading “March Updates from the Network”

SUMMIT UPDATES- Abstract Submissions Open, Open Call Youth Planning Committee, Online Payment & Registration

    By Gustavo Torrez Program Manager 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit Updates    Good Afternoon, The Network along with our Summit Planning Committee is pleased to share three exciting announcements with you all. First | Abstracts Open, Abstract Submission for the 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit is now open. Abstracts must beContinue reading “SUMMIT UPDATES- Abstract Submissions Open, Open Call Youth Planning Committee, Online Payment & Registration”

Seeking Youth for 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit, Youth Planning Committee

    By Gustavo Torrez Program Manager Call for Youth Planning Committee, 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit Hey all you youth activist… Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Do you care about health and the LGBT community? Do you worry about the toll that smoking and tobacco is taking on theContinue reading “Seeking Youth for 8th National LGBT Health Equity Summit, Youth Planning Committee”