Rebecca Carabez Has Been Appointed a Commissioner for the LGBTQ Commission

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 11:46

Rebecca Carabez, associate professor of community/public health in the School of Nursing, has been appointed a commissioner for the San Mateo County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Commission. The commission advises the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors as to the promotion of programs that foster the well-being and civic participation of LGBTQ individuals in the county. It provides outreach and support to at-risk and underserved LGBTQ populations within the county, including youth, communities of color, non-English speakers, older adults and immigrants and promotes transgender inclusion among private and public entities, including access to health care and to gendered spaces such as bathrooms and shelters.