Below are resources available online and through local community organizations and non-profits that can be accessed by members of the Harvard Chan community. This list is continually evolving. If you know of a resource that would be helpful to other Harvard Chan School community members, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Racial Justice Resources
Cultural Survival on Advancement of Indigenous People’s Rights and Cultures: Cambridge
Asian American Commission’s Community Action Guide on Responding to AAPI Hate Incidents: Boston
Chinese Progressive Association’s Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit
La Alianza Hispana: Boston
The Boston Foundation’s Racial Equity Capacity Builders Directory: Boston
Live Another Day’s BIPOC Mental Health Resources
National LGBT Health Education Center: A program of the Fenway Institute, the National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
The Fenway Institute conducts policy research on issues affecting LGBT health, HIV policy, hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, and other issues. The institute also addresses the social determinants of health, which the World Health Organization defines as “the circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness.”
The Network/La Red: Hotline: 617-742-4911 (v), 617-227-4911 (TTY)
A survivor-led, social justice organization that works to end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, BDSM, polyamorous, and queer communities, TNLR offers a hotline, an advocacy program, a safe home, as well as education and trainings. All services are free and confidential.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255)
Free, confidential, 24-hour hotline available to anyone in crisis or distress.
The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
National crisis line serving the LGBTQ youth community, also with chat, text, and social networking options on their website.
LGBT National Help Center: (888) 843-4564 (all ages) or (800) 246-7743 (youth through age 25)
Free, confidential telephone/internet peer counseling, information, and resources.
Diversity Themed Scholarships
LGBTQIA+ Scholarships : This resource highlights a list of established scholarships for LGBTQ+ college students from public and private organizations. Some of the listed scholarships welcome all LGBTQIA+ applicants, while others may focus on specific subgroups.