Pathways to Poverty: Understanding LGBTQ Poverty in Rural Communities

A virtual town hall on LGBTQ people living in poverty in rural America. This panel discusses recent research on the lived experiences of LGBTQ adults in Kern County who face economic insecurity, and how the findings can inform policy advocates and service providers working with LGBTQ people in rural communities.

44 min
November 18, 2020

Bianca D.M. Wilson
Bianca D.M. Wilson

Senior Scholar of Public Policy, The Williams Institute

Laura Diven
Laura Diven

LGBTQ+ Program Director, California Rural Legal Assistance

Reyna Olaguez
Reyna Olaguez

Executive Director, South Kern Sol

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