Safe Schools Safe Communities 2019 Statewide Conference on LGBTQ+ Youth

Safe Schools, Safe Communities (SSSC19) will feature a variety of speakers and workshops facilitated by local and regional experts. Conference participants will gain critical skills, tools, knowledge, and connections to help lead and support efforts to create more inclusive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, nonbinary, queer, and questioning youth across Wisconsin.

Our target audience includes adults who work with you and their families as well as youth delegates from middle school and high school-age groups or clubs in schools or in the community. School and community-based youth groups and clubs are invited to designate and register up to two youth delegates to attend SSSC19. 

Register Here

There are a limited number of full and partial scholarships available to individuals wishing to attend SSSC19. If you are in need of a scholarship, would prefer to register offline, need to be invoiced, or have additional questions please contact Brian J. at (608) 661-4141 or email brianj@gsafewi.org.

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Stories

December 4th 6:30-8:00pm  Hedberg Public Library Program Room.

Presenters will read aloud LGBTQ+ inclusive children stories.  This family event is open to the public for children accompanied by parents.  Refreshments will be provided.

Advocating for your Transgender Child

 

November 20th Hedberg Public Library Program Room 6:30-8:00pm

A Parent Panel will describe their role as Parent Advocates for their children as they navigate the school and health care systems.

This event is open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.

Intersectionality of Faith and LGBTQ+

Sept 25th Hedberg Public Library Program Room 6:30pm-8:00pm

Presenter:  Reverend Peder Johanson, Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Pastor Peder will explore with the audience places where gender, sexual orientation and faith intersect.  Participants will reflect on considerations and options for staying connected with family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues as we strive to become a loving and just community.

The event is open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided.