Setting the tone: Crafting an Agenda for the Black LGBT Community.

            Trevoi Crump    Guest Blogger     Setting the tone: Crafting an Agenda for the Black LGBT Community.   Ha, so you’re probably thinking, did he attend any other workshop where NBJC was not present? Yes! Yes, I did. However, NBJC and there resources were most beneficial to a lotContinue reading “Setting the tone: Crafting an Agenda for the Black LGBT Community.”

Recap – A Flashback of Creating Change Day 3

       Trevoi Crump    Guest Blogger    Recap – Creating Change Day 3      “It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world asContinue reading “Recap – A Flashback of Creating Change Day 3”

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!”

Taking your internet-know-how to the NEXT LEVEL

Daniella Matthews-Trigg Program Associate Reporting from Netroots Nation 2012         Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the amount of cool blogs out there that you want to read? I have often wished to myself, “If only there was some way to combine the updated posts of all of the blogs I wantContinue reading “Taking your internet-know-how to the NEXT LEVEL”

Thoughts on Creating Change Conference

Hector Martinez Blogging Scholarship Winner Reporting from Creating Change January 2012 Baltimore, MD         It has been a privilege to attend The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Creating Change Conference. I want to especially thank the beautiful people at The Network, Dr. Scout, Gustavo and Daniella for their support. These last fewContinue reading “Thoughts on Creating Change Conference”

Housing and Urban Development Sec. Shaun Donovan announces LGBT housing discrimination protections at Creating Change

Hector Martinez Blogging Scholarship Winner Reporting from Creating Change January 2012 Baltimore, MD          The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force: Creating Change Conference in Baltimore has attracted 3,000 LGBT rights advocates from all over the US. Housing and Urban Development Sec. Shaun Donovan announces new policies to protect LGBT people. “I’mContinue reading “Housing and Urban Development Sec. Shaun Donovan announces LGBT housing discrimination protections at Creating Change”

Diversity of stories at Creating Change.

Hector Martinez Blogging Scholarship Winner Reporting from Creating Change January 2012 Baltimore, MD       The Creating Change Conference has a vibrant and high energy feel to it. There have been countless opportunities to meet and speak to a diversity of people. Last night, I unexpectedly had dinner with Janice, a phycist from Washington DC. We ended up havingContinue reading “Diversity of stories at Creating Change.”

Conversations with Exhibitors.

Hector Martinez Blogging Scholarship Winner Reporting from Creating Change January 2012 Baltimore, MD     The exhibition booths at the Creating Change Conference look great. I stopped by a couple of them to ask some questions. I asked Dave Reynolds,  Project Director from the Safe & Healthy LGBT Youth Project, what his plans are forContinue reading “Conversations with Exhibitors.”

Guest Blogger Christine Corrales on Addressing Tobacco as a Social Justice Issue at The Institute 2010

October 14, 2010 | Addressing Tobacco as a Social Justice Issue at The Institute 2010 Posted by: Christine Corrales, Program Assistant, APPEAL Last week, I was fortunate enough to attend The Institute 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia on behalf of APPEAL where I got the chance to participate in a course entitled, “Addressing Tobacco as a SocialContinue reading “Guest Blogger Christine Corrales on Addressing Tobacco as a Social Justice Issue at The Institute 2010”