Part of the panel: Connection to Community and its Impact on Health
Presented by Simon Rayek and Kiarmin Lari, at Summit 2019: Queering Healthcare Access and Accessibility, in Vancouver October 31 - November 1. For more information visit cbrc.net/summit
Simon Rayek is the Manager of Health Promotion at Health Initiative for Men (HIM) in Vancouver. He has years' worth of experience in localized health promotion and community-based research. His work is to develop, support, and advocate for HIV/STBBI combination prevention and other health interventions tailored to the unique needs of GBT2Q.
Kiarmin Lari is the Program Coordinator, Advance at Health Initiative for Men (HIM) in Vancouver. His training is in sociology of gender and “race.” He brings years of qualitative community research experience and applies a health equity and intersectionality lens in his work of promoting the health and well-being of GBT2Q men/folks.