Join us for a virtual town hall on LGBTQ people living in poverty in rural America. Our panel will discuss 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.
Pathways to Poverty: Understanding LGBTQ Poverty in Rural Communities
Senior Scholar of Public Policy, The Williams Institute
LGBTQ+ Program Director, California Rural Legal Assistance
Executive Director, South Kern Sol
Likely Gains and Challenges Remaining for LGBTQ+ Immigrant Youth: Visions for the Future
A discussion of the legal, social, medical, and community/familial factors that influence LGBTQ+ immigrant youth, with emphasis on COVID-19 resources and foreseeable changes in the near future.