Pride Week marked with creative celebration and reflection

Lantern Community Services' Audubon residents display their Pride Week artworks

Last week, Lantern clients and staff marked Pride with a week-long series of creative events across our buildings, from special meals and performances to Pride-themed activities. We had Pride-themed karaoke and rainbow cupcakes courtesy of chef Otis:. Our creative writing and visual arts groups themed their work around Pride, expressing positive affirmations of LGBT identity … Continue reading Pride Week marked with creative celebration and reflection

Lantern earns SAGECare Platinum credential for LGBT competency

Today, national LGBT organization SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) launched its SAGECare training and accreditation system for senior care providers, awarding Lantern a Platinum credential. SAGECare Platinumrecognizes our comprehensive approach to training, ensuring all staff engage comfortably, sensitively and respectfully with older LGBT people in our community, and our commitment to strategic leadership … Continue reading Lantern earns SAGECare Platinum credential for LGBT competency

Lantern’s health team attends Bronx Trans Collective opening

Lantern Director of Health and Wellness, Dayna Griles, with Community Kinship Life co-founder Kim Watson

Staff from Lantern's Health & Wellness team attended the opening of the Bronx Trans Collective last Friday. The small starter space, a basement that has been donated for one year, is the first of its kind in the borough. It will be open five days a week, and six LGBT organizations will offer services there. … Continue reading Lantern’s health team attends Bronx Trans Collective opening