Dates and Requirements for the Community Transformation Grants, Letters of Intent

*updated content 6/2/11 12:30pm EST* by Gustavo Torrez, Program Manager  Hello Everyone, As we prepare for our Health Advocacy Webinar Tomorrow: LGBT Engagement in Local Community Transformation Grants, we want to remind you all of key dates and information for the Letters of Intent required by CDC to be eligible to apply for the CommunityContinue reading “Dates and Requirements for the Community Transformation Grants, Letters of Intent”

State & Cities: New Webinar – 411 on Including LGBT Disparities in CTG Proposals

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA Integrating LGBT Communities in CTG Proposals Calling all applicants for the coming Community Transformation Grants! Did you happen to notice how many time the Request for Applications asks for information related to local disparity populations? Yes, disparities areContinue reading “State & Cities: New Webinar – 411 on Including LGBT Disparities in CTG Proposals”

*CLOSED* Health Advocacy Webinar Thursday: Act Now to Engage LGBT People in Local Community Transformation Grants

 * Update 5/2/11 11:30am EST * We have closed this webinar as we have reached our max capacity. Please email us at lgbthealthequity@gmail.com if you would like a copy of the slides and the recording from todays call.  Thanks for your continued support,  Gustavo Torrez Program Manager   by Emilia Dunham Program Associate   State & NationalContinue reading “*CLOSED* Health Advocacy Webinar Thursday: Act Now to Engage LGBT People in Local Community Transformation Grants”

Breaking News! NY Hospitals Announce Mandatory LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings

by Scout Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity A project of The Fenway Institute in Boston, MA Reporting from Bellevue Hospital, NY I’m down here in NYC and very, very happy to be at the press conference where New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation just announced mandatory LGBT cultural competency training for all theirContinue reading “Breaking News! NY Hospitals Announce Mandatory LGBT Cultural Competency Trainings”

CDC Conference Call for CTG Funding, TOMORROW

As I am sure you all know by now the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released $100 million in funding for up to 75 Community Transformation Grants.  If you have seen Dr. Scouts post: The Long-Awaited Community Transformation Grants? Thumbs down so far. you know that there is a flaw in these awards as theyContinue reading “CDC Conference Call for CTG Funding, TOMORROW”

LGBT Cultural Competency Strategies Webinar – May 25th

LGBT Cultural Competency Strategies Webinar Wednesday, May 25 12:00 – 1:30 CDT Featuring,  Scout, Ph.D. Director, Network for LGBT Health Equity And Liz Margolies, LCSW Executive Director, National LGBT Cancer Network Sexual and gender minority (SGM) health care issues have recently come into the spotlight. From the Executive Order on hospital visitation, to the rashContinue reading “LGBT Cultural Competency Strategies Webinar – May 25th”

Snus Follow-up: What you can do to Prevent Tobacco Ads in LGBT Media!

Network staff Reporting on the Network Snus countermarketing response Last January Steering Committee member Joseph Lee of UNC posted to the Networks discussion Listserv about a recent article placed in the Winston-Salem Journal titled: Reynolds targets quitters. This article outlines the R.J. Reynolds (RJR) national marketing campaign of Camel SNUS as a potential New Year’sContinue reading “Snus Follow-up: What you can do to Prevent Tobacco Ads in LGBT Media!”

Health Advocacy Webinar Summary and Information

by Emilia Dunham Program Associate On January 31st, 2011, The Network held a BrownBag Webinar with Trevor Project’s Dave Reynolds, Hunter College’s Barbara Warren and CenterLink’s Terry Stone. This webinar discusses what Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is doing to enhance their states suicide prevention programs to be LGB and T inclusive, but your help is neededContinue reading “Health Advocacy Webinar Summary and Information”

Substantial Equivalence for Public Health and Tobacco Control Professionals Webinar Today 10:30am EST

By Gustavo Torrez Looking to make some sense of FDA regulation of Tobacco? As many of you know, there are a lot of complex pieces that are associated with the FDA regulation of Tobacco. In an effort to ease some of this complex information the FDA holds webinars to help communities make sense of the regulations.  Recently, theContinue reading “Substantial Equivalence for Public Health and Tobacco Control Professionals Webinar Today 10:30am EST”

Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community

by Emilia Dunham Reporting on the Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community BrownBag Webinar on November 11th. On November 11th, we held our Transgender Awareness Week BrownBag Webinar on Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community with special guest co-presenters Susan Forrest and Talia Mae Bettcher. On the webinar, Susan and Talia provided greatContinue reading “Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community”