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Health and well-being among rural LGBT persons - a new North Central Development Committee

Welcome to the ESP (Epsilon Sigma Phi) Public Issues Committee's “Diversity Awareness Webinar Series”

Please join us for a series of FREE webinars covering diversity issues related to our Extension programming.

PresenterJenifer K. McGuire, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Extension Specialist, Department of Family Social Science
University of Minnesota

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of NCDC229, a developmental committee through Agricultural Experiment Stations that focuses on research and outreach for LGBT persons in rural environments. We will share the latest updates and activities of the initiative as well as extend an opportunity for people to join.

To join the FREE Webinar:

1. Go to then:
2. Ensure that the “Enter as a Guest” option is selected and type your Full Name. Then click “Enter Room”.
3. You will listen to the audio via your computer speakers. To call in for questions or comments, dial (605) 477-2100; participant code: 742340#. NOTE: If you phone in, please mute your computer’s speakers to avoid feedback (if you don’t intend to ask questions, you don’t need to phone in and can save the toll charge and listen to the audio on your computer’s speakers).

• If you encounter any technical difficulties before or during the session, please call 406-994-6694 or email
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If you are not able to join us for the live webinar, we will be recording the session and adding the link to this event listing in Learn. For more information, please contact or (406) 994-3620.

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