Pittsfield Training: Enhancing Our Work with LGBTQ+ Individuals in Housing Crisis
This training will provide best practices on working with community members who identify as LGBTQ+ and are at risk of or experiencing homelessness. It will include:
* Learning best practices to create affirming, inclusive environments for LGBTQ+ individuals;
* Understanding policies and specific challenges that LGBTQ+ individuals have in accessing safe housing;
* Using positive youth development framework to center the voices and experiences of LGBTQ+ youth as they
relate to homelessness; and
* Reviewing local and national trends pertaining to this community
The trainer, James Shultis (they/them pronouns), is a community educator and advocate, specializing in LGBTQ+ trainings and education. Learn more by going to:
This training will be offered 3 times in 3 locations. This registration is for the Pittsfield location: Monday, May 11
1-4 pm, Berkshire Athenaeum Public Library, 1 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield. See other registration links for Holyoke (5/19) and Turners Falls (5/27).
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