CFS: Workshop Proposals, Sexual Minority Youth

Call for Workshop Proposals True Colors Conference

True Colors, the Sexual Minority Youth and Family Services of Connecticut, seeks proposals for workshops for sexual minority youth, their families, and their teachers, school nurses, and counselors to be presented at the 17th annual True Colors Conference, at the University of Connecticut-Storrs on Friday and Saturday, March 12 & 13, 2010. The conference theme is Focusing on OUR Families.

True Colors “works to create a world where youth, adults and families of all sexual orientations and gender identities are valued and affirmed . . .[and] challenge all forms of oppression through education, training, advocacy, youth leadership development, mentoring and direct services to youth and those responsible for their well-being.”

Conference workshops fall under the following categories:

  • College students only
  • General workshops for youth and adults
  • Junior high school only
  • High school only, and
  • Professional best practices (for educators, healthcare providers, school nurses, and social services providers).

Deadline for proposals is Friday, December 11, 2009

You can learn more about True Colors and its conference at: http://www.ourtruecolors.org/

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