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Centering Safety: Partnering with Black Transgender and Gender Diverse (TGD) Communities to Promote Wellness

Resource Topic: Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Subtopic: Health Equity, Population Health, Community, Health, and Housing Partnerships, Policy and Advocacy, Programs and Services.

Keywords: Access to Care, Blacks/African Americans, Communication, Transparency, and Outreach, Community Engagement, Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), Discrimination, Gender Identity, LGBTQ, Outreach, Retention in Care.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors

Language: English

Developed by: National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: This panel-style webinar will explore the topic of safety for Black and African American transgender and gender diverse people. Expert panelists will provide insight into how health centers can partner with communities to promote safety and wellness, and to examine the role of structural and institutional violence as a social determinant of health. Participants will learn strategies for mitigating risk by identifying and supporting individual and community-level protective factors and strengths.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.