Apply for Capacity-Building Assistance through Advocates for Youth’s Queer & Gender Equity Project

Advocates for Youth has announced an opportunity for community-based organizations to receive capacity-building assistance through their Queer & Gender Equity Project (QGEP). The QGEP supports organizations interested in and committed to improving the sexual health of all young people, including LGBTQ youth of color. Past partners include a number of adolescent health and sex education organizations.

The goals of Advocates for Youth’s Queer & Gender Equity Project are to:

  • Build the capacity of youth-serving professionals to serve LGBTQ youth of color;
  • Create safe spaces for LGBTQ youth of color; and
  • Redress homophobia and transphobia within the local community (i.e., schools, agencies, community, etc.)

View the RFP to learn more, and submit applications by December 13, 2019.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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