Long holidays can be peaceable and refreshing, but many people need to return to work and preserve an excellent job for a number of more years, moderately than to retire from their first careers. The challenge for lesbian ladies of color activists was not only to convince their neighborhood members that violence in opposition to ladies was a serious subject however to ensure that ladies within the mainstream domestic violence movement recognized and valued the contributions of women of coloration. Ms. Turner’s help as an Ally to the Bronx LGBTQ group is honest, executed with compassion and centered on assembly the needs of the community.
Sojourner has been an initiated priestess of Yemonja in the Yoruba conventional religion for the past 34 years and is a spokesperson as a Yoruba faith leader on a video produced by the New York State Division of Health Voices of Faith entitled Faith Communities’ Response to HIV/AIDS. In truth, just final evening she returned from her trip to assist honor others in our neighborhood who have been fighting for our rights, when she presented an award at the Bronx Borough President’s and Allies Pride Awards Occasion to Dr. Donna Futterman of Montefiore Hospital.
Be a part of us on Saturday, July 19th, from 12 noon till 6 pm at our 2014 Bronx LGBTQ Delight & Health Truthful We’ll current five awards to those that have dedicated their lives to serving the community. As a Program Supervisor at St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Discount (SACHR) for the last eight years, she has worked in tandem with SACHR’s Founder and CEO, Joyce A. Rivera, and employees to offer a secure haven and entry to public health companies for the Bronx LGBTQ group. Research estimate that enforcement and health care costs exceed the income generated.
As a member of the Empire State Delight Agenda, she makes telephone calls to our political representatives in Albany to safe elementary protections and civil rights for the LGBTQ group residing within the Bronx and statewide. In November of 2010 she represented SACHR as part of the LGBTQS nonpolitical Bronx leadership in a march from Osborn Place (location of a hate crime) to the Bronx County Courthouse for a rally in help of a rash of devastating crimes in opposition to the Bronx LGBTQ community. MDH certified Zumbro Valley Well being Center as a health care dwelling in Could, after it completed required certification steps comparable to including primary care providers.
Amongst her many accomplishments, she was instrumental in forging partnerships between SACHR and the Hispanic AIDs Discussion board, Group Well being Community, Group Kinship Life, and GMHC and is working to partner with the new Bronx LGBTQ Middle (SACHR beforehand was partnered with the now-defunct Bronx Community Pride Center). Please join us on Saturday, July nineteenth, from 12 noon till 6 pm at our 2014 Bronx LGBTQ Pride & Well being Honest We will current 5 awards to those who have dedicated their lives to serving the community.