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
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
Board of Directors
National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute
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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.