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(TRANS)forming Faith

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Type:
* Informational
* Networking
* Social

This Event:
* Is LGBTQ hosted
* Has LGBTQ content
* May be of interest to the LGBTQ community

Join us for a one day conference in Madison for transgender youth, their parents and faith leaders from across the state. The day will be dedicated to strengthening the understanding between transgender, their parents, and their faith leaders. The event will consist of panel discussions, caucus break out groups for parents, youth and faith community, and workshops on topics important to transgender youth and the faith community.

PUBLIC IS WELCOME! All, people of faith, lgbtq, supporters, community members all welcome.

This is a conference put on by Joanne Lee in honor of Skylar Lee.

Register here: https://gsanetwork.org/civicrm/event/info?id=292&reset=1

Breakfast, Lunch, Snack provided.

The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Particularly any LGBTQIA youth, adults and people connected to faith communities.

Speakers include:

Joanne Lee, Mother, Activist and national public speaker

Rev. Everett Mitchell, Reverend of Christ the Solid Rock Church

Danny, Filipino Father and public speaker with NQAPIA (National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance)

Lisbeth Melendez Rivera, Religion and Faith’s Program Director of Latino and Catholic Initiatives at HRC

Rev Kate Fields, a queer southern pastor working as senior pastor at Underwood Memorial Baptist Church in Wauwatosa WI.

Amanda Zhang, Board member with NQAPIA

We are looking for more volunteers and co-sponsors. Please contact us if you would like to be included: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pxf1jYRA6WzNmsBwvkT6UJAn526LI-XJtp-zo5TzIOs/edit

Co-sponsors: Joanne Lee, Dane County Trans Health Coalition, GSA Network, Outreach, NQAPIA, Opeation Welcome Home, Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice, Racial Justice Tipping Point, GSAFE, and Freedom Inc.

Organizer

Joanne Lee

Venue

First United Methodist Church
203 Wisconsin Ave
Madison, WI United States
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