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Free Training and Technical Assistance for Medical Professionals Working with LGBTQ+ Youth in Washtenaw County
Community Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a coalition of community organizations, youth and academic partners offering a free training and technical assistance program to improve the health and well-being of LGBTQ+ youth in Washtenaw County.
CHAI is focused on improving mental health and substance use outcomes among LGBTQ+ youth in Washtenaw County by increasing access to inclusive and affirming health care.
University partners represent various departments and are experts in psychology, social work, psychiatry and LGBTQ+ physical and mental health. Community partners represent Corner Health Center, the Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH), the Neutral Zone, Ozone House, Unified – HIV, Health & Beyond, the Washtenaw County Health Department, the Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) and the Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS).
For more information on how they can help you, click here.
Institute for Population Health Community Action Network (CAN) meeting and film screening this Thursday
Institute for Population Health is pleased to invite you to attend the community action network (CAN) meeting. During this CAN meeting, attendees will be watching a documentary called, The Mask You Live In. This documentary follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. One of Institute for Population Health, Healthy Start program goal is to reduce disparities in infant mortality and adverse perinatal outcomes by Strengthening Family Resilience. Please join us for a discussion on Manhood and Masculinity. The discussion objectives include:
What: Premier the documentary called, "The Mask You Live In" followed by a discussion
Where: Institute for Population Health, 9053 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202
LA VIDA Partnership extends an open invitation to participate in our 5th annual walk to protest gender-based and sexualized violence (previously known as Walk A Mile). Learn more about this issue and ways LA VIDA Partnership is working to end violence in our community! No pre-registration required. Come for the walk, stay for the fun!
Saturday, October 12, 2019
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
5635 W Fort StreetDetroit, MI 48209
Free and open to the public
Zumba Warm-up - 9:00 am
Games and Fun
Free Food and Refreshments
Walk starts and ends at the CHASS Southwest Center, 5635 West Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48209. Parking available onsite.
Strollers welcome. For everyone’s safety, bicycles, inline skates, wheelie footwear, skateboards and scooters are not allowed.
Proceeds from the race will support survivors seeking services with LA VIDA Partnership. LA VIDA Partnership is a community program of CHASS Center. It is a domestic violence and sexual assault intervention and prevention program that provides linguistically and culturally appropriate services and resources targeted to Latino/a youth and families in Southwest Detroit and Southeast Michigan.
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