Daniel A. Fernandez

LGBT Health Navigator

Daniel Fernandez, Health NavigatorDaniel A. Fernandez is a former health educator and activist with over seven years of experience working as a community advocate. Much of his professional work has centered on civic engagement and youth leadership development within the nonprofit sector to leverage opportunities and resources for underserved communities. In particular, Daniel specializes in supporting transgender youth and adults, LGBTQI+ communities of color and folks with disabilities. As a former trainer for the Transgender Training Institute, Daniel has trained a variety of school, medical, nonprofit and social service audiences, including teachers, students and medical providers. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Women & Gender Studies and Sociology from William Paterson University.

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