LGBTQ/2S

SWIWC's Native LGBTQ/2S Advisory Council

Purpose: To advise and guide the staff and Governing Board on training and technical assistance (T/TA) approaches, data inclusion, resource development/funding opportunities, policy development and tribal and on-site trainings with activities that come directly from the voices and presence of the LGBTQ/2S Community.

Statistics

LGBTQ People of Color: 1.7 times as likely to experience discrimination as compared to white LGBT survivors and victims.

Resources

Our resource page is building.  Cant find what you're looking for, contact us.

Webinars

We currently have two webinars relating to LGBTQ/2S community.

LGBTQ Assessment

SWIWC is assessing provider need regarding LGBTQ victim services to better develop training and technical assistance opportunities; please complete the assessment online or download form and email to Tania Harvey.

Mission: To educate, support, and empower Native communities to increase awareness, safety, healing, justice, and resources for the LGBTQ/2S community.

Meet the Advisory Council:

Honor Fisher, Mojave/Chemehuevi – Co chair 

Lenny Hayes, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate – Co-Chair

Marlon Fixico, Cheyenne/Seminole

Mattee Jim, Diné

Elton Naswood, Diné

Josie Raphaelito, Diné