October 11, 2021
ASBURY PARK, NJ (MONMOUTH)– RWJBarnabas Health was honored by Garden State Equality at their Equality Ball which was held on Thursday, October 7th with the organization’s Corporate Responsibility Award. Trina Parks, Executive Vice President and Corporate Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer along with the RWJUH Somerset’s Babs Siperstein PROUD Center’s team accepted this prestigious award on behalf of the System. The award was based on the System’s steadfast commitment to providing culturally sensitive, compassionate and inclusive care for the LGBTQ community through ongoing initiatives. Garden State Equality, which is the largest LGBTQ advocacy organization in New Jersey, has been a long standing valued partner of RWJBH and this award recognizes the diversity, equity and inclusion work that is currently done in the System to advance care and services for the LGBTQ community which we continue to serve. This is a great honor for RWJBH and solidifies our position as being a leader in LGBTQ care within the great State of New Jersey.