Supporting LGBTQ Youth Through SBHCs

During the month of June, people around the world celebrate Pride Month. An important month for the LGBTQ community and their allies, Pride Month is marked by parades, abounding rainbow decorations, and outward expressions of solidarity. However, LGBTQ youth need support well beyond the month of June and school-based health providers are uniquely positioned and…

Save The Date! 2019 School-Based Health Retreat

UPDATE: AGENDA RELEASED! We are thrilled to announce that Seattle City Councilmember, Lorena Gonzalez will be leading our welcome this year and Marya Gingrey, Director of Equity and Community Partnerships at Healthier Here will be giving the keynote address. 8:30-9am – Coffee and networking 9-9:15am – Welcome from Seattle City Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez 9:15-10:15am – Keynote with…

The racist practice of mispronouncing names

cross posted from KUOW When Zuheera Ali walks into a coffee shop, she stands outside the door, opens her wallet, takes out her card, figures out exactly what she wants to order, and she reminds herself: ‘You’re Billy. You’re Billy.’ The barista doesn’t believe her, of course. But they can’t do anything about it. As…

THE WAIT IS OVER: Presenting Our 2016-17 Census Results!

The 2016-17 National School-Based Health Care Census findings are FINAL! We owe an enormous debt of gratitude to the SBHC providers and administrators across the country who contributed their time and data to this triennial survey. The field’s 90% response rate is our best ever! Thank you. Now to the results! WHAT’S NEW? An additional…