Join us for a one day conference in Madison for transgender youth, their parents and faith leaders from across the state. The day will be dedicated to strengthening the understanding between transgender, their parents, and their faith leaders. The event will consist of panel discussions, caucus break out groups for parents, youth and faith community, and workshops on topics important to transgender youth and the faith community. PUBLIC WELCOME. All faiths, all LGBTQ people and supporters, and community members all welcome.
June 3rd, 9:00-4:30 (Registration at 8:30) at First United Methodist Church 203 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703Cost: Youth under 18 freeStudent $5Adult $10Family $20Scholarships available, no one turned away.
Breakfast, Lunch, Snack provided.
This is a conference put on by Joanne Lee in honor of Skylar Lee. Joanne an activist and organizer and public speaker following the suicide of her son Skylar Lee who was an out transgender high school student.
The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Particularly any LGBTQIA youth, adults and people connected to faith communities.
The schedule for the day includes: Panel discussion highlighting the experience of youth, parent and faithBreak out sessions as healing spaces for youth, parents and faithLunchWorkshops on key issues relevant to Trans and LGBTQ youth, Families and FaithClosing Panel highlighting the next steps to create a faith communities and families that support and encourage trans and LGBTQ people
Co-sponsors: Joanne Lee, First United Methodist Church, Dane County Trans Health Coalition, GSA Network, Outreach, NQAPIA, Operation Welcome Home, GSAFE, Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice, Racial Justice Tipping Point, Trinity United Methodist, Einstein Bagels, Madison Area Urban Ministry, Linda Ketcham and Kim Fisher, Erica Lopez, Families for Justice, Groundwork
We are looking for more volunteers and co-sponsors. Please contact us if you would like to be included.
For more information visit the website: joanneandskylar.comAnd the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1609301079095164/Contact firstname.lastname@example.org