LGBTQ+2S & BIPOC: Vaccinations, Vaccine Trials, and YOU10/30/20202pm3:30pm
Note: Updated start time is 2 p.m.
On October 30, 2020, Age Friendly Seattle is sponsoring the third of three Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ+2S) panel discussions—this time focused on Black and Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) and vaccinations. The live online event coincides with Gay Pride events taking place in Orlando, Honolulu, Johannesburg, Amsterdam.
The Age Friendly Seattle forum is open to LGBTQ2S people, family, friends, and allies. To join the event, a few minutes before 2 p.m. on Friday, October 30, visit Bit.ly/AgeFriendlyLive or call 206-686-8357 (and then enter code 224 689 164). The event ends at 3:30 p.m. No registration is necessary.
The October 30 panel presentation will support enrollment in research studies among the populations disproportionately impacted. Panelists include:
- Russell Campbell, deputy director of the Office of HIV/AIDS (HANC) Network Coordination at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
- Esther Lucero, CEO of the Seattle Indian Health Board, and a member of the Diné Nation
- Peter Mann-King, co-chair of the Gay City—Seattle LGBTQ Center board of directors and a program manager with the LGBTQI+ Initiative at Swedish Health Services
- Karina Walters, director of the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, UW School of Social Work, and a member of the Choctaw Nation
Age Friendly Seattle wants to hear from you
In advance of the panel presentation, please e-mail questions you would like panelists to address to Brent.Butler@seattle.gov.
Questions will also be taken near the end of the live event if time permits. Please share this opportunity with your LGBTQ+2S friends, family, and allies.