Queer Leadership Workshops

Event time: 
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Founders Hall (FND ), Yale Office of LGBTQ Resources See map
135 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Choose from a variety of workshops to enhance your skills as a leader in Yale’s LGBTQ community and beyond. Register at lgbtq.yale.edu/qlw

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!

REGISTER: lgbtq.yale.edu/qlw

Open to: 
undergraduate