Webinar to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ and 2 Spirit youth in Tribal Communities. Challenges such as social distancing and school closures will be discussed. As well as ways to affirm identity, build strong support systems, including supportive individuals and extracurricular activities.
The COVID-19 pandemic and all of its stressors can greatly undermine the development and well-being of children. Research has shown that many protective factors can offer a buffer from harm and increase resilience in children. We will explore these protective factors and how we as a community can work together to ensure the ongoing well-being of our children.