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Sunday, Jan 17, 10:20 AM PST · 1 hour

Advancing Health Equity for Queer Youth and Young Adults: From Anecdote to Action

January 17, 2021 at 10:20:00 AM · Pacific Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

In this workshop, we will highlight health disparities specific to youth and young adults from the LGBTQ+ community (with an emphasis on young gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (YMSM) and trangender youth assigned male at birth (AMAB)) utilizing both personal narrative as well as public health data. Looking at multiple levels of influence on behavior from the intrapersonal, interpersonal, and community level, we will collectively identify actionable items to support this heavily marginalized yet resilient community.

Categories:
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Who can view: People who attended or registered for the webinar only
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
MPH, MS4
Robi Bucayu (pronouns: he/him & they/them) is a 4th year medical student at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine currently applying into pediatric residency programs. Born in California, his family is from both Quezon City and Isabela in the Philippines. He is a self-identifying gay professional who is passionate about infectious diseases, youth-adult partnerships, and gender-affirming care for LGBTQ+ populations. He first engaged in LGBTQ+ health during his gap years prior to medical school conducting health education, HIV counseling, and community outreach through the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and continues his work today as a Data Advisory Council Member for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. He advocated for LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum at his medical school as the Class Representative on the Curriculum and Educational Policy and served as Co-Chair for eQuality, the school's LGBTQ+ organization. He recently completed a Masters of Public Health in Community Health Sciences at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles, during which time he completed his MPH internship at the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles developing health communication items and evaluative tools to support LGBTQ+ youth engagement in services.
Hosted By
UCLA Pilipinos for Community Health  webinar platform hosts Advancing Health Equity for Queer Youth and Young Adults: From Anecdote to Action
Established in 1989, Pilipinos for Community Health (PCH) at UCLA has constantly advanced its efforts to educate and provide health services to the socio-economically disadvantaged community of the Greater Los Angeles area. While addressing health issues that are prominent in the Pilipino community, we also acknowledge that these health problems are common in many other underserved communities, and so we choose to serve every recipient, regardless of nationality. With the health field as its outlet for service, PCH serves various groups at the university, local, and international levels. Through its three main components of (1) Community Outreach, (2) Preventive Health, and (3) Pre-Health Advising and Mentorship, PCH aims to help the community make wise health decisions and strives to provide members with valuable learning experiences.

PCH is a service project under the UCLA Community Service Commission (CSC).