April 19, 2017

Check out our new resource: STIs among young gay and bi men, and trans women. This resource discusses the MFierce project, describes the experiences of young gay and bi men, and trans women in relation to medical care, and the burden of STIs in Southeast Michigan. It also defines the terms: the social determinants of health and structural change.

June 27, 2016

Zachary Crutchfield | He/His/Him & They/Them/Their 

Youth Advisory Board Member | East Lansing but coming to Ann Arbor soon!

Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce), is a partnership of community organizations, youth advocates, and public health researchers working together to reduce STIs among young sexual and gender minority youth in Southeast Michigan. MFierce is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

March 16, 2016

A high percentage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ+) youth are faced with many daily challenges, ranging from food insecurity to not having money for other basics like housing. Simply not having enough money is only part of the picture. Another importance piece is access to financial knowledge, skills, and resources.

 

Financial capability is possessing the knowledge on financial matters to confidently take effective action that best fu...

March 8, 2016

BUILDING TODAY’S LGBTQ YOUTH ADVOCATES

 

Gage. Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce), is a partnership of community organizations, youth advocates, and public health researchers working together to reduce STIs among young sexual and gender minority youth in Southeast Michigan. MFierce is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Community Approaches to Reducing STIs Program and is a project of the Center...

February 1, 2016

Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce) is launching the Health Access Initiative (HAI), a free quality-improvement program for local primary care clinics, health centers, and STI testing and treatment sites to better serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth. MFierce is focused on implementing structural change, or “upstream” strategies to improve access to care for LGBTQ+ youth. MFierce Project Di...

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