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Landon (LJ) Woolston
Posted On July 23, 2019 2:33 am
Founder and Executive Director Diana’s PLACE FOCUS Although LGBTQ youth represent just 10 percent of the general population, it is estimated that they make up 20 to 40 percent of all youth experiencing homelessness. Unaccompanied LGBTQ youth have a higher likelihood of engaging in commercial or survival sex work, and face disproportionate levels of risk… View Article
Daniel Gibson
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:56 pm
Regional Vice President Miami-Dade, Allegany Franciscan Ministries FOCUS Overtown, a neighborhood within the city of Miami, was once the preeminent center for Black commerce in South Florida, home to many notable Black entrepreneurs and cultural pioneers. Today, this proud community is threatened by irreversible gentrification and the displacement of families who have called Overtown home… View Article
Darren Brownlee
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:52 pm
Doctoral Candidate Johns Hopkins Medicine FOCUS My focus area is on increasing access to health care using an equitable lens. Today, people with special health care needs, chronic illness, and caregivers experience additional limitations in attaining optimal health outcomes. Through collaborating with insurance providers, policy makers, health care providers, and community-based providers, I envision a… View Article
Delores James
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:23 pm
Associate Professor Department of Health Education and Behavior, University of Florida, Gainesville FOCUS African-Americans have one of the highest rates of smartphone ownership in the country. They also experience high levels of health disparities for many chronic and acute diseases and conditions. Thus, a unique opportunity exists to use mobile devices and social media to… View Article
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