Insights into Intersecting Identities

Raquel Huggins and Dr. Sean McCormick led a detailed presentation on the complexities of intersecting identities and their implications for health disparities in vaping prevalence. The session explores unique challenges faced by diverse groups and discusses intersectional approaches to address these issues.

“Vaping Risk Factors: Insights into Intersecting Identities,” is tailored for healthcare professionals, public health officials, community organizers, educators, students, and anyone interested in understanding the intersection of identity and vaping disparities. It aims to engage those working with Latinos/Hispanic people, Black/African Americans, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with behavioral health issues.


  • Define and understand the concept of intersecting identities.
  • Examine health disparities and vaping prevalence among Latinos/Hispanic people, Black/African Americans, LGBTQ individuals, and those with behavioral health issues.
  • Identify factors influencing tobacco-related health disparities, such as socioeconomic status, predatory marketing, discrimination, and environmental factors.
  • Discuss intersectional approaches as solutions to address vaping disparities.
  • Learn strategies for tailoring public health outreach and treatment approaches to meet the unique needs of diverse populations.
  • Engage in interactive audience discussions to foster understanding and collaboration.
  • Conclude with insights on developing culturally competent and intersectional campaigns and programs.
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