Welcome to LTG Associates
Our creativity begins at the edge of the box
A ripple begins with a drop.
is a 34 year old consulting firm with a foundation in anthropology and other social sciences. We work
locally, nationally, and globally to support the planning and provision of appropriate,
accessible, and high-quality health and human services.
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LTG staff present "We all Eat Rice...? Poi, Potatoes, and Mac and Cheese! Deconstructing
Ethnicity for Cultural Specificity," a podcast sponsored by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) & the University of North Texas
Listen to our panel discuss cultural strength based approaches for prevention of childhood obesity in Asian
American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) communities in this session first presented at the SfAA Annual Meeting, March 2014.
LTG's Cathleen Crain has been selected to serve on committees for Society for Applied Anthropology and American Anthropological Association
LTG Managing Partner Cathleen Crain was elected to the Nominations Committee for the Society for Applied Anthropology
(SfAA). She has also been appointed by the President of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) to serve on the Committee on Practicing,
Applied and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA).
RWJF Grants LTG Key Role in Dissemination of Evidence-Informed IPV Prevention Interventions
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has awarded LTG Associates an eighteen-month grant to
support the replication of two evidence-informed intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention projects. Two organizations that
participated in the Strengthening What Works initiative, Migrant Clinician's Network (MCN) and Asian Women's Shelter (AWS)
will be partners on the work.
Asian American Pacific Islander Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Project
LTG Associates has received a new two-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to
explore early childhood obesity in some Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. LTG will work with Native Hawaiian,
Samoan, Pilipino, Hmong, and Vietnamese communities to explore cultural assets for developing and supporting advocacy networks
around promoting healthy weight in children.