CFP: Workshop Proposals, True Colors (LGBTQ Youth Conference)

True Colors 20: Celebrating Our Heroes of the Past, Present and Future will be held on Friday, March 22 & Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. You are invited to submit a workshop proposal for consideration at the conference. As you know, the True Colors conference is the largest and most comprehensive LGBTIAQQ youth issues conference in the country! We expect about 1,000 youth serving professionals and 2,000 youth of all orientations and genders to participate. The Workshop Deadline is Friday, December 7, 2012. Workshop Tracks target these audiences:

  • Professionals (K- 16+ educators, administrators and policy makers, social workers, clinicians, clergy, etc.)
  • General (adults & youth)
  • Youth ONLY (middle and high school students)
  • College Students
  • Activist Institute (adults & youth)

We are particularly seeking workshops in the following topic areas:

  • Effective Middle School Programming for LGBT and Ally Students
  • Advanced workshops for high school and college educators
  • Advanced workshops in the Activist Institute

Proposal Guidelines: Once you start a proposal, you have to finish. (If you leave without finishing, you have start all over again). It is a good idea to have everything you need right at hand: title, description, goals, outline, and presenter information. The attached guidelines describe the process and each track in more detail. Feel free to check them out before you start your proposal: http://www.ourtruecolors.org/Programs/Conference/PDF/Workshop_Proposal_Guidelines.pdf

Conference organizers’ “wish list”: http://www.ourtruecolors.org/Programs/Conference/PDF/Workshop-Wish-list.pdf

Submit a conference proposal: https://www.quickbase.com/db/bhb5rcbzr?a=gennewrecord&utm_source=Copy+of+First+Workshop+Proposal+Request+2012+conference

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