The Pima County Community Prevention Coalition &
Diverse Voices in Prevention Present:

12th Annual Cultural Competency Training

Prevention, Intervention & Intersectionality

Why Prevention, Intervention & Intersectionality*

Cultural Competency is Critical; language and culture should not be barriers to access and availability for important health and prevention services. It will take Parents, Educators and Prevention Providers understanding of how to work with diverse populations to improve youth substance misuse, prevention efforts, client care, and eliminate racial and ethnic care disparities.

Attendees will:

Increase knowledge on culturally competent prevention and intervention programs, policies and practices for working in diverse populations, and understanding of how intersectionality impacts risk-taking behaviors (including underage drinking, opioid and other substance misuse).

Be Provided current information on trends related to harms and consequences of youth substance use and support providers working with diverse populations in leveraging skills and resources for effective practice.

*In-ter-sec-tion-al-i-ty :
The overlap of various social identities, such as race, gender, sexuality, and class, that can contribute to the specific type of systemic oppression and discrimination experienced by an individual.

MC Hector Youtsey

Blessing by Austin G. Nunez (Chairman of the San Xavier District of the Tohono O’odham Nation)

MC Hector Youtsey (Pascua Yaqui Tribe KPYT-LPFM Radio)

Keynotes by Maximillian Boykin (Black AIDS Institute) and Dr. Beth Meyerson (Indiana University School of Public Health)

Workshops by Liane Hernandez (YWCA) and Jesus “Chucho” Ruiz (Chicanos Por La Causa)

And a youth panel from Pueblo High School’s IAMME (LGBTQ) club lead by their teacher/mentor Imelda G. Cortez (TUSD) and Tucker Grace (Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation)!

Special presentations by Andrés Cano (State House of Representatives) and Regina Romero (Tucson City Council)

May 29, 2019
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Pima County College  – Downtown Campus

Amethyst Room
1255 N Stone Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705



Early Bird Registration: $25 Until May 22nd

Registration after May 22nd: $30 per person



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Diverse Voices in Prevention and this training are programs of the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition funded in part by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family Parents Commission through PPEP Inc.