LGBTQ+ Health Equity

Webinar Series

Professional Development Webinars 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

10 AM PST | 12 PM CT | 1 PM EST

​​Thursday, April 29, 2021

10 AM PST | 12 PM CT | 1 PM EST

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Facilitated by André C. Wade

Human Services & Health Equity Consultant

LGBTQ+ Health Equity Webinar Series

This two-part webinar series is designed for decision makers and professionals in the fields of health care, public health, social services, education, and health advocacy with ethical obligations to improve the health and life outcomes of their clients and patients regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.  


Webinar dates are April 28 and April 29. The one-time registration fee of $49 gives participants access to both days. The duration of each webinar is one (1) hour. For group rates, email

April 28th Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the definitions, concepts and identities related to the LGBTQ Community;


  • Become familiar with accomplishments and struggles of the LGBTQ, which makes them a unique population to serve; and  

  • Know concrete steps to take to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for LGBTQ clients.



April 29th Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand the importance of collecting sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data;

  • Become familiar with strategies to implement policies and procedures for asking SOGI questions; and


  • Know ways in which SOGI data can improve health and wellbeing outcomes for LGBTQ clients.

For groups rates, please email

About André C. Wade:

André C. Wade has worked in human services and advocacy for more than 20 years in a variety of public and non-profit contexts.


Mr. Wade has served on several non-profit boards such as the Children’s Advocacy Alliance, NevadaGives and the American Society for Public Administration of Southern Nevada. He was appointed to serve as an advisory committee member on minority health for the Nevada Office of Minority Health ad Equity; as well as Chair of the Advisory Task Force on HIV Exposure Modernization for the State of Nevada. Additionally, Mr. Wade served as a national advisory board member of Cyndi Lauper’s True Color United; and is a current advisory council member of the Human Rights Campaign’s national All Children-All Families initiative.


Additionally, Mr. Wade has appeared on Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual reality show advocating on behalf of LGBTQ youth homelessness and on NBC’s TODAY Show discussing gun violence and laws. The Advocate, a national LGBTQ-interest magazine, named Mr. Wade one of its “Champions of Pride.” Modern Luxury Las Vegas named him 15 Most Influential People. He has written articles that have appeared in the Las Vegas Review Journal and the Las Vegas Sun newspapers, and the Las Vegas Spectrum magazine.


Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mr. Wade earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in English; and a Master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis on nonprofit management, both from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Mr. Wade has studied French, enjoys traveling, reading, writing, and practicing yoga and is a certified SMART Flow Yoga Instructor.

Previous Webinars

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Christina M. Madison, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCACP, AAHIVP

The Evolving Role of Pharmacists in Public Health: Prevention and Treatment of Communicable Infectious Diseases and Gender-Based Health.

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Marcal Graham, Ed.D

MOVEME: Harnessing the Power of Your Thoughts for Personal and Professional Greatness.

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Alisa Howard, CHW & Trainer Minority Health Consultants

Bridging Gaps in HIV/AIDS using Community Health Workers

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Andre' C. Wade, MPA

“Asking the Questions”: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) to Improve Health Outcomes for the LGBTQ Population 

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Tiffany Woods

Transforming Health Care: How best practices and communication can improve and eliminate increasing health disparities in the diversity of the trans and gender nonconforming communities 

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Shawnta Jackson, MPH 

Engagement Matters: Effectively Engaging Diverse Populations for Community Health