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Third Thursday: LGBTQ+ Community Needs Assessment Launch

Presented by Akron Art Museum at Akron Art Museum, Akron OH

Aug 18 2022
Third Thursday: LGBTQ+ Community Needs Assessment Launch

At this event, you will hear from a panel of LGBTQ+ experts and advocates from Summit, Stark, Portage, and Medina counties as they share the outcomes and community recommendations that address the unmet needs of the local LGBTQ+ community. Following

6:30-7:30 p.m. – Panelist Presentations
Move into the Charles and Jane Lehner Auditorium to hear from a panel of local LGBTQ+ experts and advocates as they share outcomes and community recommendations that address the unmet needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Panelists include:
* Physical Health and Wellness – TBA
* Religion and Spirituality – Anissa Glaser-Bacon, New Vision United Church of Christ
* Education and Literacy – N.J. Akbar, PhD Akron Public Schools Board of Education
* Housing, Food, and Nutrition – Marquetta Bodie, Summit County Continuum of Care
* Business, Employment, and Commerce – Matthew Weiderhold, Heritage Ohio
* Safety and Law Enforcement – Gert Wilms, City of Akron Chief of Staff
* Recreation and Leisure – Jim Mahon, Akron | Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau
* Minority Health – Isaac Nelson, Summa Health
* Community Resources – Rebecca Callahan, CANAPI
* Allyship – Natalia Maikranz, Kent State University: College of Public Health

7:30-8:00

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LOCATION

Akron Art Museum

1 South High, Akron, OH 44308

PARKING INFO

Members park free in the deck adjacent to the library
Park across from museum entrance on High Street
Fully handicap accessible
Standard strollers welcome in most areas

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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