LGBTQ YOUTH OF COLOR LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

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On January 30th, 2015 GSAFE is hosting a day-long LGBTQ Youth of Color Leadership conference to create a space for LGBTQ youth of color and their allies to discuss what LGBTQ identities look like in their communities, identify the issues, and discuss ways to build! The conference will take place from 9am to 3pm, at the Dream Bank One North Pinckney | Madison WI 53703

Youth attending will use theater, games, and dialogue to critically engage topics such as: gender and sexuality expectations and cultural norms; intersections of race, class and sexuality; the impact of poverty, violence, prisons, immigration etc. in the LGBTQ experience. Youth will discuss and learn ways that their communities are resilient, as well as how to be successful in the face of adversity.

Registration materials will be available soon.  For more information about the LGBTQ Youth of Color Leadership Conference, contact Ali Muldrow at ali@gsafewi.org.

 

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“Without the knowledge, resources, and extra effort of GSAFE, I have no question that we would not have a Gay-Straight Alliance in our school.”

David Witte, Principal, McFarland Indian Mound Middle School