If you’re an LGBTQ-identified youth of color who is under the age of 25 — or if you know someone who fits the bill — check out the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition’s upcoming LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference scheduled at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Saturday, October 20, 2012. This free conference “encourages, educates and inspires LGBTQ-identified youth under age 25 to use their ideas, knowledge and skills to create personal and social change.”
There will be more than 20 workshops present opportunities for LGBTQ youth of color to:
- Discuss identity, orientation, healthy relationships and coming out
- Use art as activism and creative expression to perform their politics
- Develop strategies to advocate for vital resources, services and legislation
- Learn how to lead LGBTQ youth peers in campaigns and movements for equality and access
Highlights will include nationally-renown transgender writer and activist, Janet Mock, delivering the keynote address, entertianment by multigenerational Asian women’s performance troupe Genki Spark!, and a special worshop present by GLAD titled “Got Rights?”
Register for the HBGC Youth Empowerment Conference while space is still available.
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