LGBTQ+ training series

 

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth

and Intersectionality

A one day, cost-free virtual training for professionals,

families, youth and community members

 

LGBTQ+ TRAINING SERIES

VISIBLE + INCLUSIVE + DIVERSE + AFFIRMING

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth and Intersectionality

A one day, cost-free virtual training for professionals,

families, youth and community members

DATE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2020.

                                      9:00a-12:00p

LOCATION: Virtual. Link to events will be emailed after registration

COST: FREE

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth and Intersectionality is a one day, cost free event featuring topics centered around creating diverse inclusive and affirming communities that support and bring visibility to our LGBTQ+ youth. This virtual event is for youth, parents, practitioners, community members and those who work with creating safe and supportive spaces.

PRESENTERS

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

US Congressman, Illinois 8th District

Commissioner Kevin Morrison

Cook County 15th District

Nicole Barrett

Deputy Director of Community Collaboration Kenneth Young Center

Tom Bookler

McKinney-Vento Educational Advocate for Children in Temporary Housing North Cook Intermediate Service Center

 

Lindsey Clark

Associate Campaign Director, Human Rights Campaign

 

Connie Jordan

Cook County Public Defender

 

Sherrine Peyton

Director of Community Collaboration Kenneth Young Center

 

Carolyn Pinta

Director of the Pinta Pride Project

 

Vinnie Pompei

Director, Youth Well-Being Project Human Rights Campaign

 

YOUTH PRESENTERS

Grey Anstiss

Youth Outreach Worker- Kenneth Young Center

Molly Pinta

Pinta Pride Project

Luka Stranc

Youth Outreach Worker- Kenneth Young Center

 
 
 

WORKSHOPS:

          

           Know your rights

           LGBTQ 101 (discussion continued)

           LGBTQ History and Trivia in Schools (Youth Led)

           LGBTQ Advocacy 101: Legislative & Electoral Strategies for Furthering Equality

           Youth Workshop

           Parents of LGBTQ youth

           LGBTQ+ Inclusion Youth Panel Discussion

SCHEDULE:

9:00a-9:30a

Opening Remarks - Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

9:40a-10:25a

Workshop Session A

LGBTQ+ 101 Discussion Continued - Sherrine Peyton + Nicole Barrett

Know Your Rights - Connie Jordan + Tom Bookler

LGBTQ History and Trivia in Schools (Youth Led)  Grey Anstiss + Luka Stranc

LGBTQ Advocacy 101: Legislative & Electoral Strategies for Furthering Equality

Lindsey Clark

10:40a-11:25a

Workshop Session B

Parents of LGBTQ+ Youth - Carolyn Pinta + Sherrine Peyton

Know Your Rights (Repeated) - Connie Jordan + Tom Bookler

LGBTQ History and Trivia in Schools (Youth Led) - Grey Anstiss + Luka Stranc

LGBTQ+ Inclusion, Youth Panel Discussion led by Vinnie Pompei

11:35a-12:00p

Closing Remarks - Commissioner Kevin Morrison and youth leaders

SPONSERED BY:

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Funding is provided in whole or in part by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

650 E. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 104
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-5939
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Funding provided in whole or in part to the Kenneth Young Center by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).