DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Extended to noon on September 30th, 2016 The LGBTQA College Leadership Conference Planning Committee invites proposals for workshops.
For more than 14 years, Northern New Jersey has held a regional LGBTQA college leadership conference. This year’s conference serves as a one-day educational and leadership development opportunity for college students, faculty, and staff, and the surrounding community. It will bring together several hundred participants from across the tri-state area to explore and develop the skills necessary to continue building and supporting a united and inclusive queer movement.
The conference is hosted by a consortium of colleges and universities including New Jersey City University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Montclair State University, Ramapo College, William Paterson University.
Selected workshops and speakers will shed light on issues that are often forgotten, such as classism and segments of the LGBTQ community that are almost completely unseen, such as LGBTQ communities of color, intersex and transgender communities, and homeless youth. Through this theme, the conference will inspire and shape student leaders, including higher educational professionals, to foster a fully inclusive movement that advocates for the entire LGBTQ+ community.
Feedback from past conferences has indicated that interactive workshops are highly desired. Workshop presenters should consider ways in which you can engage your audience or facilitate discussion. Also, please identify a target audience for your workshop.