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TReND: LGBT of Color Sampling Methodology

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Meeting Agenda


LGBT of Color Sampling Methodology Meeting
September 15, 2006

American Legacy Foundation
Washington, DC

Purposes of the Meeting

  • Identify obstacles/barriers in achieving adequate sampling of LGBT of color in research.
  • Summarize effective methodologies to adequately sample LGBT of color.
  • Generate recommendations for carrying out robust research on LGBT of color.
  • Produce content for the meeting report and other deliverables
Time Event
8:00 – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 AM Welcome and Introduction to the Meeting
  • NCI – Pebbles Fagan
  • Legacy – Donna Vallone
  • TRDRP – Francisco Buchting
  • TReND – Richard Clayton
9:00 – 10:00 AM Demographic characteristics of LGBT of color communities
9:00 – 9:15 AM Overview by Gary Gates
9:15 – 10:00 AM Full group discussion
10:00 – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 – 11:15 AM Review effective models/approaches to sample hard to reach populations
10:15 – 10:30 AM Overview by Gary Humfleet
10:30 – 11:15 AM Full group discussion
11:15 – 12:15 PM Cultural/social/environmental factors in conducting research in LGBT of color communities
11:15 – 11:30 PM Overview by George Ayala
11:30 – 12:15 PM Full group discussion
12:15 – 12:30 PM Synthesis of morning discussions
12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch – on your own
1:30 – 2:00 PM State of knowledge on tobacco use in LGBT communities
1:30 – 1:45 PM Overview by Liz Gruskin
1:45 – 2:00 PM Full group discussion
2:00 – 2:15 PM Charge to workgroups
2:15 – 4:30 PM Methodological recommendations to the scientific community on enhancing LGBT of color research – three workgroups
  1. Provide recommendations to address barriers in conducting research on LGBT of color
  2. Provide recommendations for best models/approaches to achieve adequate sampling of LGBT of color, pros and cons for each proposed method
  3. Recommendations on specific groups of color– queer youth, transgender
  4. Do methods need to be modified when it comes to conducting research on tobacco-use, issues to be considered
4:30 – 5:15 PM Report from workgroups
4:30 – 4:45 PM Presentation from workgroup (1)
4:45 – 5:00 PM Presentation from workgroup (2)
5:00 – 5:15 PM Presentation from workgroup (3)
5:15 – 5:30 PM Next Steps
5:30 PM Adjournment

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