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San Mateo County Pride Center

1021 South El Camino Real

San Mateo, CA 94402

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Learning Objectives:

  • Define terms, identities, and concepts associated with LGBTQ communities
  • Utilize culturally appropriate language and behavior for working with LGBTQ populations
  • Describe social determinants of health, substance use disorder risk and protective factors, health disparities, health care access, legal, and policy issues that impact LGBTQ communities
  • Develop skills for advocating for transgender issues, and addressing concerns about sexual orientation/gender identity (SOGI) data collection

About the Trainer:

Willy Wilkinson, MPH is an award-winning writer, public health consultant, cultural competency trainer, public speaker, and spoken word performer. He is the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning book Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency, which illuminates trans experience from a Chinese American and mixed heritage perspective, and transforms the memoir genre into a cultural competency tool. Over the last three decades, Willy has provided LGBTQ and trans-specific training for hundreds of community health organizations, educational institutions, and businesses. He is the recipient of a National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Award, and the Transgender Law Center Vanguard Award, and is recognized on the Trans 100. He lives in Oakland, California with his three vibrant, young kids. Learn more at www.willywilkinson.com.

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