Developing Strategies: Improving the Health of LGBT People of Color

Project Overview

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2006
     Project End Date: 6/30/2007 No Cost Extension Through: 9/30/2007

Project Goal Statement: The purpose of this project is to analyze 2005 needs assessment data, recruit partners, support leadership development, and develop strategies for programming that will improve health disparities that exist for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of color in Southeast Wisconsin.

Award Amount: $50,000

Community Partner:
Primary Community Partner: Diverse & Resilient, Inc.

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: David Seal, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2006 - June 2007
     Project Final Report Summary    

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Diverse & Resilient, Inc.

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Hosted a regional forum to increase awareness and understanding of LGBT health issues beyond HIV and AIDS among people of color. April 2007.
  • Poster
    • Poster presentation at the Campus Community Partnership Conference. Toronto, Canada.
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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