Monday, March 12, 2012

National LGBT Health Awareness Week, March 26-30 at CDPHE

YOU ARE INVITED!
National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Health Awareness Week
March 26 – 30, 2012 at CDPHE
Hosted by your Employee Resource Group “4LGBT Health!”
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ALL CDPHE EMPLOYEES – especially straight allies welcome and encouraged to attend this first-ever professional development opportunity!

Professional Development Opportunities:
MONDAY – 12-1pm
, Carson Room
One Colorado presents, “The State of LGBT Health in Colorado”

TUESDAY – 12-1pm, Carson Room
Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG ) “What it Means to be a Straight Ally in Healthcare & Workplace”

WEDNESDAY – Part I 1-2 pm and Part II 2-2:45pm, Carson Room
“Include” from Fort Collins Colorado hosts panel about Transgender health topics

THURSDAY – 12-1pm, Carson Room
Kaiser Permanente Presents “Out” video & dialogue about health issues for LGBT people

Show YOUR Spirit!
MONDAY - “High Five for Health” as many coworkers as you can, showing support for LGBT health & wellness!
TUESDAY - Call or email a friend or family member and tell them “Happy LGBT Health Week”!
WEDNESDAY - Friends and ‘Family’ wear PINK today!
THURSDAY - Make a plan with a co-worker to attend an upcoming monthly meeting of “4 LGBT Health!”!
FRIDAY - Email your work unit team and tell them one thing you learned about LGBT health this week that you didn’t know before!

WHY ATTEND?
• Learn about unique health issues among LGBT Coloradans
• Connect with colleagues & the LGBT Employee Resource Group (ERG)
• Share what YOU know about health and wellness promotion that addresses health disparities
• Have FUN!!

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