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Queer Leadership Workshops


QUEER
LEADERSHIP
WORKSHOPS

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
9:00AM–4:00PM

OFFICE OF LGBTQ RESOURCES
FOUNDERS HALL, 135 PROSPECT ST

Come meet other students working on LGBTQ issues at Yale, in New Haven, nationally and globally! Modeled on the Creating Change conference, our workshops will add to your leadership toolkit and will connect you with Yale’s LGBTQ Community. Open to all Yale undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Come to the whole day or as many workshops as you wish.

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8:30A

BREAKFAST

Vegetarian and vegan options available.

9:00AM–12:00PM

Leading Our Best Queer Lives

SETH WALLACE

What does your best life look like? How can LGBTQ folks create emotional wellbeing for ourselves and our community? Join Seth Wallace in discussing emotional intelligence, tips for embodying queer leadership, and how each of us has the potential to transform our lives.

12:00–12:30PM

LUNCH

A light lunch will be provided. Vegetarian and vegan options available.

12:30–1:30PM

LGBTQ RESISTANCE: A TIME FOR DIALOGUE

KARIS SLATTERY

In the face of the Trump administration, where are queer social justice energies best directed? What does queer resistance mean to you? Are you interested in meeting other activists on campus? Come connect with Yale students experienced and/or interested in activism. Compare past struggles, figure out how to use your energies at Yale, in your profession, in New Haven, the US or the world! Although theres is much to celebrate as the academic year kicks off (such as the new space for the Office of LGBTQ Resources), there is also much work to be done!

 

1:30–2:30PM

Difficult Conversations

MARIA TRUMPLER

Trying to make your LGBTQ group more inclusive? Having trouble getting your family members to use your preferred pronouns? Come learn and practice some strategies for having dif cult but important conversations.

2:30–3:30PM

MAKING YOUR QUEER EVENT FABULOUSLY INCLUSIVE

ANDREW DOWE

A workshop on planning welcoming and inclusive LGBTQ-targeted events with broad appeal on campus and beyond!