Hudson Valley TransForum is for EVERYONE!

Countdown: Only 10 more days!

November 17-Friday at 9:30 AM: Miles Borrero (He/They) is The TransForum's keynote speaker this year!  Prepare to be inspired!

Throughout his many lives, Miles Borrero has survived fronting a Latin rock band, riding horses competitively, acting on various stages across the US, and nannying a six-year-old. He has been Catholic, Jewish, and a frequent guest at Krishna’s house, and has lived life as a boy, a girl, a woman, a man, and something in between.

Learn more about his extraordinary journey as he sets the stage for an AMAZING Hudson ValleyTransForum!

Day 1: Hudson Valley TransForum

NOVEMBER 17, 2023-FRIDAY | 9-4 PM | SUNY Westchester Community College: Gateway Center 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595: Use Parking Lot 1, parking is free

 

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IN 11 Days: Hudson Valley TransForum

Workshop Spotlight: Queering the Classroom: Centering TGNCNB Youth| 10-11:15 PM

Through the Equity X Design Framework, we are going to take a critical look at the idea of belonging that builds a brave space for all children, but centering TGNCNB Youth. We will discuss what it means to design at the margins, what a transformative classroom looks like, what transformative environments look like, and co-create & co-design with youth.

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In 12 Days: Hudson Valley TransForum

Workshop Spotlight: Employment and Housing Rights for Trans and Non-Binary Communities: Join us for a conversation on legal protections in housing and employment for trans and non-binary communities in Westchester County. Trans and non-binary people face high rates of discrimination and harassment at home and work, whether by landlords, superintendents, employers, neighbors, co-workers, or others. In this workshop, we will hold space as a community to discuss our experiences and concerns related to discrimination and hate in housing and employment, learn important information about our protections under local law, and have the option to participate in an art-based empowerment activity.

 

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In 13 Days: Hudson Valley TransForum

Conference Spotlight: Service Workshop: Working with LGBTQ+ Youth and Their Families: 1:30-2:45 PM by CenterLane This presentation is for service providers who work with the LGBTQ+ community or their families. The workshop will discuss best practices to support the client and their family. We will explore factors that go into working with LGBTQ+ youth and their families, the impact of family acceptance, and skills to utilize in family work.

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14 Days: Hudson Valley TransForum Countdown!

The COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN! 14 DAYS

 

WORKSHOP SPOTLIGHT: Community Workshop: Foundational Principles in the Development of Intimate Relationships for TGNCNB folks | 10-11:15 AM for Ages 18+

Forming intimate relationships can be both exciting and scary at the same time. Often, we don't know where to start or how to approach others about sex and intimacy. Join Gina Pellicci (she/her) and Evelyn Parker (they/she) from Inner Lakes Therapy as they discuss important principles in developing intimate relationships for the TGNCNB community. This workshop includes describing the principles and gives tips on how to apply them. Participants will have time to share their thoughts on each principle with the group. Due to the nature of this workshop, it will be intended for folks who are 18 and older.

Come join us for The Hudson Valley TransForum, the largest regional conference providing resources for the Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, and Non-Binary community, service providers, and allies!

 

 

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Silver Connections Friendsgiving 2023

Silver Connections Friendsgiving Luncheon | Tuesday November 21, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM | LOFT Campus | Free Admission | RSVP appreciated

Join us for our annual Silver Connections Friendsgiving Luncheon.  Enjoy some turkey, side dishes, and dessert. Laugh with friends as we reminisce about the year, and share what we're grateful for.  

Silver Connections is The LOFT's LGBTQ+ 55+ Senior Outreach Program.

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Day 2: HVTF Night of Resilience

 

Day 2: Hudson Valley TransForum:

Night of Resilience

NOVEMBER 18, 2023-SAT. | 6:30-9:30 PM | LOFT Campus 252 Bryant Ave, White Plains, 10605

Night of Resilience is a community celebration of TGNCNB strength, joy, art, creativity and resiliency. Held annually after the Hudson Valley Trans Forum, all are welcome to join in the party!

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TransForum 2023- Day 1

Day 1: Hudson Valley TransForum

NOVEMBER 17, 2023-FRIDAY | 9-4 PM | SUNY Westchester Community College: Gateway Center 75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595: Use Parking Lot 1, parking is free

The Hudson Valley TransForum is open to all: service providers, allies, and community members!  Join workshops that educate on the latest physical and mental health issues, boosting gender euphoria, becoming a better ally, and more!  Free to attend, lunch and breakfast served; RSVP kindly appreciated.

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Early Voting Has Started

Early Voting in Westchester County began October 28th! FUN FACT: Westchester County registered voters can cast their ballot at ANY of the twenty-four (24) designated early voting locations in Westchester.

We encourage all community members to study the issues and candidates. Local issues can often have a greater day-to-day impact on your life than federal-wide elections.  

Know the issues. Know your candidates. Make your voice heard: VOTE.

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Trunk Or Treat-LOFT Families

"Spooktacular LOFT Families Fall Fest" | October 29th-Sunday | 2- 4 pm | FREE at The LOFT: 252 Bryant Ave, WP, NY, 10605 |Games | Activities | Refreshments | Trunk or Treat

Join us for a bewitching Halloween experience like no other! The Spooktacular LOFT Families Fall Fest is a Halloween event dedicated to LGBTQ+ families and youth. This event aims to provide a safe, welcoming, and celebratory environment where families can come together to enjoy an afternoon of spooky fun, creative expression, and community bonding.

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