Newark LGBTQ Community Center

Community Conversations

Menendez Hosts Virtual Roundtable with NJ LGBTQ+ Advocates
June 23, 2020
Our Executive Director, Beatrice Simpkins, participated in a virtual meeting with New Jersey Senator Menendez and other LGBTQ+ leaders to discuss the impact of COVID19 on the LGBTQ community and shared information on the his work in the senate on important issues related to legislation and resources to fight the pandemic in New Jersey and across the country.

Coming soon will be more information about engaging LGBTQ+ people and people of color in clinical trials related to the development of effective treatments and vaccines. People of color and LGBTQ+ people are historically underrepresented in clinical trials as new medical breakthroughs and treatments are developed. 

A Safe Space and an Important Partnership with Newark Public Library June 24, 2020
The Executive Director, Beatrice Simpkins and Rachel Paulus – the LGBTQ Liaison Librarian at Newark Public Library discuss the one year anniversary of the partnership between the Newark Public Library and the Center. Thomas Ankner moderated the conversation.