Promoting Healthy Relationships Among LGBT Youth

Project Overview

8th Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2013
     Project End Date: 6/30/2018

Project Goal Statement: The goal of this project is to promote healthy relationship behaviors among LGBT youth in Wisconsin (ages 14-24) to decrease their risk of becoming a victim or perpetrator of intimate partner dating violence.

Award Amount: $750,000

Community Partner):
Primary Community Partner: Gary Hollander, PhD, Diverse & Resilient, Inc.
Additional community partner organization names:

  • 7 Rivers LGBT Resource Center
  • AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • GSA for Safe Schools
  • Harmony Café/Goodwill Industry
  • Outreach, Inc.
  • Pathfinders
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Pride Center
  • Youth Services of Southern Wisconsin

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Carol Galletly, JD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Additional Academic Partners: Tom Lytle, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary 7/1/2013 - 2/28/2014

Affiliated Web Pages:
     7 Rivers LGBT Resource Center
     AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
     Diverse & Resilient, Inc.
     GSA for Safe Schools
     Harmony Café/Goodwill Industry
     Outreach, Inc.
     Pathfinders
     University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Pride Center
     Youth Services of Southern Wisconsin

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed a palm card describing the program for use during participant recruitment
    • Conducted sign up for Safe Dates at an agency information table at the Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference (February 2014)
  • Presentations
    • Presented a workshop at the Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference (February 2014)
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Research and Education Program (REP)
P: 414.955.8075 | E: ahw@mcw.edu

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E: healthierwisconsin@mcw.edu

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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