Determine strategic immediate and long-term goals for cultural and linguistic competency.

Goals for 2019

  • Develop an organizational assessment to measure agency cultural and linguistic competency.
  • Continue to develop and expand professional education for those serving LGBTQ youth.
  • Collaborate in the development and delivery of a Poverty Simulation.
  • Collaborate in the delivery of a CBMCS training.
  • Recruit and train additional trainers for CBMCS
  • Update the Memorandum of Understanding for CBMCS

What's Happening?

Here is the list of LGBTQ resources presented at the June 2019 membership meeting.

2019 LGBTQ Resource List Tarrant County June


It's A Journey ...

Meeting Date, Time, Location

First Thursday of the month, 9:00am, Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107


Estrella Griggs Community Based Programs Coordinator Santa Fe Youth Services (817) 492-4673

Eric Remington Supervisor Tarrant County Juvenile Services (817) 377-6500

Committee Members

Patricia Benitez Fort Worth ISD

Edna Chism-Nicholas My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County

Ken Ehrke Embrace United Church of Christ

Valencia Gensollen Family Connection of Tarrant County

Katia Gonzalez Alliance for Children

Virginia Hoft Santa Fe Youth Services

Elaine Klos Board Member - My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County

Bennie Medlin Tarrant County Juvenile Services

Sonya Mosley Lena Pope

Su'don Nelson DFPS-TC Kinship Department

Audra Ressel Workforce Solutions

Christopher Riddick Fort Worth ISD

Nancy Stanley My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County - Paving the Way

Jennifer Stephen Cook Children’s

Sarah Wegrzynowicz Oceans Behavioral Hospital

Contact Us

3136 W. 4th Street
Fort Worth, TX. 76107
United States

Virginia Hoft, Executive Director 

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