EDIT Community Spotlight
By EDIT Program
EDIT Community SpotlightJul 14, 2020
Episode 6 - Matt Graham
Matt Graham, the Community Health Apprenticeship Program (CHAP) Manager at the Chicago House and Social Service Agency (@ChicagoHouse85), joins EDIT intern David McCuskey (@david_mccuskey) to talk about CHAP. CHAP is a hands-on training and certification program for young people from communities most affected by HIV to start their career as a community health worker in the HIV field, providing education, testing, prevention and care. Their discussion covers lessons Matt has learned from implementing the program, the impact it is having on the lives of participants, and how to sustain and replicate this program moving forward.
This was filmed in front of a live audience in the fall of 2019.
Episode 5 - Joy Messinger
Joy Messinger (@femmeofspoons), Program Officer with the Third Wave Fund (@3Wave), has a conversation with EDIT Research Project Coordinator Dylan Felt (@mxs_felt) about the role of philanthropy in movement building, specifically related to LGBTQ health and wellness. This conversation was recorded in February of 2019.
Episode 4 - Hida Viloria
Hida Viloria (@hidaviloria), an activist, author, and the Founding Director of the Intersex Campaign for Equality, talks with EDIT Associate Director Lauren Beach (@laurenbbeach) about the history of the intersex movement and the strides it has made in recent years. This conversation was recorded in January of 2019. A transcript of this episode will be made available soon.
Episode 3 - David Jay
Episode 2 - Heather Corinna
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