Fall GSA Conference on November 9th

Save the date!  Our Fall 2013 Conference will be held on Saturday, November 9th at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Oregon, Wisconsin.

Entitled “END: Empowerment, Networking, and Diversity”, the conference is open to current middle school and high school students, as well as to GSA advisors and other school professionals who are supporting GSAs and similar clubs.  The cost to attend is $8.00, which covers lunch for all participants.  Need-based scholarships are available upon request, so please let us know if you have a student or students who requires a scholarship.

The conference will run from 9AM to 4:30PM.  To download a registration form for the conference, click here.

Registration opens at 9AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, which is located at 625 E. Netherwood St. in Oregon, Wisconsin.  The day will start out with a big welcome, large-group networking and icebreaker activities, and then participants will be able to choose between different workshops to attend.

Some workshop topics include:

  • – Trans* 101
  • – Female Body Health
  • – Proud Theater: Use Theater for Your Activism
  • – How to Be an Ally
  • – Exploring LGBT Stereotypes
  • – Know Your Rights
  • – Faith & the LGBT Community
  • – GSA Advisor Roundtable
  • – and more!

If you have questions about the END Conference, or plan to bring a group of students with you, please call Tim Michael at (608)661-4141 or email tim@gsafewi.org.

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“​Chippewa Falls Middle School’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive place for all of our students to learn and grow together. The Safe Space training from GSAFE provided staff with valuable resources to become more aware of how to be a better gender inclusive school!​” – Susan Kern, Middle School Principal