HVTF - Curriculum to Campus: TGNCNB Educational Inclusivity Panel

*Virtual* Hudson Valley Trans Forum 2020
Friday, November 20th & Saturday November 21st
Free Event | Held on Zoom | All Are Welcome | Attend one or both days
TGNCNB people are the center and focus of this event. You matter & your participation is vital.
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Click on the below links to see a description & learn about the presenters!


Friday, November 20th | schedule subject to change
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10-10:10am

Check-In & Opening Remarks

10:10-10:25am

Keynote address, presented Ariana Quiñones (they/them) of YWCA

10:35-11:50am

Workshop 1

Active Allyship to Support TGNCNB Folks, presented by Emmett Griffith (he/him) & Rachel Simon (she/they) of Pace University

12-1pm

Community Perspectives Panel

Curriculum to Campus: TGNCNB Educational Inclusivity Panel

Moderator: Eva Dolgin, LMSW (she/they) of CANDLE Youth Pride

panelists:

Lucky Hernandez (they/them), student at Columbia University
MJ Karger (she/her), GLSEN Lower Hudson Valley co-chair
Dakota Piñon (he/him), student at Manhattanville College
Abby Waldow (she/her), student at University of Albany

Jade Watts (they/them), student at Westchester Community College

1:45-3pm

Workshop 2

Creative Interventions for Gender Dysphoria, presented by Janesse Russel, LMSW (she/her) & Grace Troyer, BA (they/them)

3:10-4:25pm

Workshop 3

Trans Accountable Leadership: A Community Conversation, presented by Alex Francisco (she/her) & Loren Klein (he/him) of Rockland County Pride Center

4:30-5:45pm

Workshop 4

Addressing Health Care Needs & Barriers for TGNCNB Competent Care, presented by Mia Edwards (she/her) & Kira Lingala (she/her) of The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center

Followed by Closing Remarks/Evaluations

TBA

Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony
In honor of the lives lost to anti-transgender violence in the past year

 


Saturday, November 21st | schedule subject to change
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10-10:10am

Check-In & Opening Remarks

10:10-10:25am

Keynote address, presented by Alisha Kohn (she/her) of Newburgh LGBTQ+ Center
Title: Trans Liberation in the Abolition Movement

10:35-11:50am

Workshop 1

New York State and National Legal Updates, presented by Sarah Filcher, Esq (she/they) & Shary Sanchez, Esq (she/her/ella) of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

12-1pm

Community Perspectives Panel

Coming Out & Family Acceptance: Panel & Community Discussion

Moderator: Anthony Arrien (he/him), LOFT Board Member

panelists:

Karen Marder, LCSW (she/her), Dutchess Pride Center
Rockland County Pride Center Staff
Weston Siano (he/him), Center Lane, a program of Westchester Jewish Community Services
Jay Tyler (he/they), CANDLE Youth Pride

1:45-3:00pm

Workshop 2

Feeling Good Feelings: Pleasure & Power in Strange Times, presented by Rowan Reyes, MSW (they/them)

3:10-4:25pm

Workshop 3

Trans and Gender Expansive in the Workplace: Job Seeking, Employment and Career Planning, presented by Robyn Schlesinger, Esq (she/her) & Lucky Hernandez (they/them)

4:30-5:45pm

Workshop 4

Racial Justice for TGNCNB Communities, presented by Newburgh LGBTQ+ Center

Followed by Closing Remarks/Evaluations

7-8pm

Night of Resilience
A community party, open to all. Featuring music, inspiration, and local artists

Note: Night of Resilience is free to attend and will function as a fundraiser for The LOFT's TransMission scholarship program.

 

 


Free to attend, registration required to receive Zoom information

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Thank You To Our Event Co-Sponsor!


 

 

 

WHEN
November 20, 2020 at 12pm - 1pm
WHERE
VIRTUAL
CONTACT
Shepard Verbas ·