For the last twelve years, the Neighborhood Well being Middle has been the beacon of hope for people in want of non secular and physical care. In reality, just final night time she returned from her vacation to assist honor others in our neighborhood who have been combating for our rights, when she presented an award on the Bronx Borough President’s and Allies Pleasure Awards Event to Dr. Donna Futterman of Montefiore Hospital. Ms. Turner’s assist as an Ally to the Bronx LGBTQ group is honest, executed with compassion and centered on meeting the needs of the community.
Join us on Saturday, July nineteenth, from 12 midday until 6 pm at our 2014 Bronx LGBTQ Pride & Health Honest We’ll current five awards to those that have devoted their lives to serving the community. As a Program Supervisor at St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Discount (SACHR) for the final eight years, she has labored in tandem with SACHR’s Founder and CEO, Joyce A. Rivera, and staff to provide a safe haven and access to public health companies for the Bronx LGBTQ neighborhood. It’s thrilling to be a part of the motion that will lastly help COPC discover its footing in mainstream well being care circles.
As a member of the Empire State Delight Agenda, she makes phone calls to our political representatives in Albany to safe fundamental protections and civil rights for the LGBTQ community residing throughout the Bronx and statewide. The MapED open knowledge homepage – a central location for accessing the huge knowledge collections of the US Department of Training, National Heart for Schooling Statistics.
In November of 2010 she represented SACHR as a part of the LGBTQS nonpolitical Bronx management in a march from Osborn Place (location of a hate crime) to the Bronx County Courthouse for a rally in support of a rash of devastating crimes against the Bronx LGBTQ community. Amongst her many accomplishments, she was instrumental in forging partnerships between SACHR and the Hispanic AIDs Discussion board, Group Health Network, Group Kinship Life, and GMHC and is working to partner with the brand new Bronx LGBTQ Heart (SACHR beforehand was partnered with the now-defunct Bronx Community Delight Middle). As a community health board we attempt to be the eyes, ears and voice or our neighborhood.
Sandra collaborated with Savannah Hornback to supply suggestions on the Take Satisfaction, Take Care Tips for Transgender Girls’s Well being pamphlet, which was created to the embody the diversity of the LGBT community by the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Management of New York City’s Division of Well being and Mental Hygiene. At SACHR, she’s going to continue creating and implementing programing to supply its LGBTQ participants with an oasis of security, entry to prevention schooling and care supported by a culturally and linguistically competent network of suppliers. They strength the health system and avoid the population to take lengthy walks to the closest health centres.