Robyn Schlesinger, JD
HVTF Workshop 3 on Saturday, November 21st | 3:10-4:25pm
Trans and Gender Expansive in the Workplace: Job Seeking, Employment and Career Planning
|Robyn Schlesinger||Lucky Hernandez|
Workshop Description: This program explores the ever-changing state of the workplace for persons who identify/express as trans/gender expansive.
A recent US Supreme Court decision extended Title VII protection to trans individuals, adding to existing protections in 23 states. This program will describe your rights under the law and discuss practical matters, such as employment searches. What are the considerations for resumes, interviews and references? How may a job or career search differ for someone who is trans or gender expansive?
Discussion Format: The format will be speaker presentation and discussion.
Robyn Schlesinger is an attorney who works extensively with the LGBTQIA+ community. Her expertise focuses on nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education. She is also an active LOFT volunteer, working with TGNCNB individuals on their employment searches and doing training for employers on creating trans inclusive workplaces.
Lucky Hernandez is an Indigenous Latinx social services worker dedicated to the advocacy of all marginalized individuals. They have worked with organizations for queer equality and empowerment for six years including student unions, The Frederick Center in Maryland, and now CANDLE’s Leadership Project in Rockland, NY. They strive to have their education, experience, and visibility be a beneficial impact on the community.