Pride, equity, access: Supporting and empowering 2SLGBTQ+

Jun. 29 2022 | 03:00 PM EDT | National

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As part of Dying With Dignity Canada’s “End in Mind” webinar series, we will speak with Mauriene Tolentino (they/she) about some of the key issues 2SLGBTQ+ people face in health care and end-of-life care.

Speaker:

Mauriene Tolentino (they/she), is a community researcher, organizer, and health policy analyst in Tkaronto/Toronto with a Masters of Public Health from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health specialized in Women and Gender Studies and Public Health Policy. Their research is built on an equity and upstream lens, focusing on public health policy, mental health, and access to health for racialized, migrant, and/or LGBTQ2S+ people. Currently, Mauriene is a Junior Researcher at the Wellesley Institute and a member of The 519 Board of Governance. 

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