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Welcoming Schools & Communities Summit 2018

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Concord High School

4200 Concord Boulevard

Concord, CA 94521

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“valuable reminder of the critical role school adults play in helping or hurting students' experiences” -2017 participant

“the incredible people in the room - great ideas and camaraderie” -2017 participant

“Most enjoyable part of the Summit, listening to youth experiences” -2017 participant

Promoting brave, safe, and affirming spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer (LGBTQ+) youth.

The annual Welcoming Schools & Communities Summit is hosted by the Inclusive Schools Coalition of Central and East Contra Costa County, Mt Diablo Unified School District and the Rainbow Community Center.

Open to parents/guardians, educators/teachers, school administrators, faith community members, service/healthcare providers, LGBTQ+ and ally youth (ages 11-25).

Informative, inspiring, and exciting presentations/workshops, free lunch provided by Mt. Diablo High School's culinary program, youth panel, and free giveaways!


PROGRAM

10:00am – 10:30am

REGISTRATION

10:30am – 10:55am

WELCOME & KEYNOTE SPEAKER, Kevin McAllistor, Rainbow Community Center Executive Director

11:00am – 12:30pm

PRESENTATIONS I

12:35pm – 1:55pm

LUNCH, YOUTH PANEL, RESOURCE TABLES

2:00pm – 3:30pm

PRESENTATIONS II

3:35pm – 4:00pm

RAFFLE & CLOSING PERFORMANCE, Bella & Special Guests!


Presentations I (11am-12:30pm):

Gender Confirmation Voice Modification

  • Facilitator(s): Judi Jewett, Speech-Language Pathologist & Claycord+ PFLAG. Joanna Ceponis, Rainbow Board Member
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth, parents/guardians, school staff, health/service providers, faith community

Stand Together Contra Costa - Know Your Rights (support & advocacy for/with undocumented communities)

  • Facilitator(s): William Colin, Monument Impact
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth, parents/guardians, school staff, health/service providers, faith community

Creating Gender Inclusive Schools (webinar)

  • Facilitator(s): Joel Baum, Gender Spectrum
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth, parents/guardians, school staff, health/service providers

Consent & Healthy Boundaries

  • Facilitator(s): Natalia Tocino, Planned Parenthood NorCal. Nicole Lapointe, Contra Costa Health Services
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth

Presentations II (2pm-3:30pm):

Faith & Allyship

  • Facilitator(s): Rev. Will McGarvey, Community Presbyterian Church of Pittsburg
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth, parents/guardians, school staff, health/service providers, faith community

Youth Gender Voice

  • Facilitator(s): Niq Muldrow, Rainbow Community Center. Rae Messer, Rainbow Community Center
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth

Drag Queen 101

  • Facilitator(s): Christian Aguirre, Rainbow Community Center
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth

Family Acceptance

  • Facilitator(s): PFLAG, Bay Area Chapters
  • Audience: LGBTQ+ & ally youth, parents/guardians, school staff, health/service providers, faith community

RESOURCES TABLES - Orgs/Agencies Include:

  1. Monument Crisis Center
  2. SPARK Initiative
  3. California Coalition for Youth
  4. Danville/Claycord PFLAG
  5. Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church
  6. Contra Costa Crisis Center
  7. Somos Familia
  8. Walnut Creek United Methodist Church
  9. Scouts for Equality - Golden Gate Chapter
  10. Center for Human Development - Empowerment Program


Join our Inclusive Coalition!

Email us at inclusivecoalition@rainbowcc.org.

Like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ContraCostaLgbtqYouthCollaborative/

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