LGBTQ + Design: Creating Safe Spaces

Please join us for a virtual discussion on how through community and/or design safe spaces can be created for individuals who identify as LGBTQ. Topics covered will include, but not be limited to, designated spaces, programs, inclusive communities, and events as well as the impact of COVID.

Confirmed speakers include:

Moderator – Lee Carson, Director, Philadelphia Area Sexual Health Initiative (PASHI), Public Health Management Corporation

Ashley Coleman, Executive Director, GALAEI

Rebecca Fisher, Co-founder, Beyond the Bell Tours

Mary Groce and Suz Atlas, Residents, John C. Anderson Apartments

Nii-Quartelai Quartey, AARP Senior Advisor & National LGBTQ Liaison РOffice of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Mark Segal, former editor of the Philadelphia Gay News

Commentary by Ken Lowe, Jr, Co-owner, Level Up Bar & Lounge

Thank you to the sponsors of the event AARP, PA and Public Health Management Corporation

FitCityPHL explores design strategies in workplaces, neighborhoods, and cities that improve health. It brings together individuals representing the sectors of architecture, planning, design, landscape architecture, development, public health, research and evaluation, academia, philanthropy, and government to learn about how the built environment can enhance health.

FitCityPHL is organized by a Planning Committee with representatives from American Institute of Architects Philadelphia, Community Design Collaborative, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Committee, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Public Health Management Corporation, Reinvestment Fund, Scattergood Foundation, THINKurban, and United States Department of Health and Human Services

November 9, 2021
WEBINAR Link provided upon registration, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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