Westchester Trans Forum

Saturday, November 17, 2018

11am-4pm (doors open at 10:30am)
The LOFT's Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony
will be held following this event starting at 4:30pm
250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605 (upstairs from The LOFT!)

The Westchester Trans Forum is a FREE annual educational and networking conference highlighting the needs and experiences of our local transgender and gender non-conforming communities.

Each year, the Westchester Trans Fourm organizes exciting and valuable workshops, engaging presenters and opportunities to connect with community and professionals. Please stay tuned for details on this year's schedule and workshop line-up!

This is a free event that is open to everyone. Lunch will be provided at no cost.

Registration is now closed.

Walk-ins are welcome!

For questions, please call or email LOFT Manager of Programs and Services, Shepard Verbas at 
(914) 948-2932 x13 or [email protected]

Event Schedule
(subject to change)

10:30am Check-in

11:00am-12:00pm: Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker featuring Dr. A.C. Demidont of Anchor Health Initiative


(12pm-3pm) One-on-One Legal Clinic provided by Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's LGBTQ Legal Unit with Christopher Oldi, Esq. and Shary Sanchez, Esq.

Email [email protected] to pre-register for a meeting time!
Or sign-up at the check-in desk on Saturday!


12:05pm-1:05pm: Breakout Session 1
(choose one of the below workshops)


1:05pm-1:35pm: FREE Lunch


1:40pm-2:40pm: Breakout Session 2
(choose one of the below workshops)


2:45pm-4:00pm: Professional Resource Panel, Closing Remarks and Event Evaluations

Professional Panel Moderated by Dr. A.C. Demidont of Anchor Health Initiative

Featured Panelists:

Nancy Dodson, MD | Adolescent Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center

Vincent Fields | Community Liaison to Senator Shelley Mayer

Noah Lewis, Esq. | Founder and Executive Director of Transcend Legal

Lisa Scott | Program Director of WJCS Center Lane

4:30pm-5:30pm Please join us for our
Transgender Day of Remembrance Ceremony

Honoring the lives lost to anti-transgender violence in 2018.

November 17, 2018 at 11:00am - 4pm
The LOFT: LGBT Community Center