Subject: fyi strictly events: IL, GA, CA, Washington D.C, WA, NY
From: Nik <>
Date: 10/21/2011 2:44 PM

Dear Safe Schools Coalition Members and Friends,


NAME'S 21st Annual International Conference (Nov. 2-5; Chicago, IL)

International Education Conference - Project Zero (Nov. 4-6; Atlanta GA)

Seeking Trainers for Let's Talk Santa Fe! (Nov. 4, Santa Fe, CA)

Screening: All Children Matter: How Legal and Social Inequalities Hurt LGBT Families (Oct. 25; Washington D.C)

Reel Queer Youth short film screening (Oct. 23; Seattle, WA)

Trainings for Northwest Network's OutSpoken LGBTQ and Ally Speakers Bureau (Nov. 12; Seattle, WA)

PrideWorks Conference (Nov. 17; Tarrytown, NY)



NAME'S 21st Annual International Conference

The 21st Annual International NAME Conference will enrich multicultural education research and practice by grounding our work in new perspectives of this bigger picture. Together, teachers from preschool through university, education leaders and counselors, and community activists will examine constructive ways of grappling with intersecting identities and oppressions. Theme: Reworking Intersections, Reframing Debates, Restoring Hope

When: November 2-5, 2011

Where: Chicago, Illinois Downtown Chicago Marriott€“Magnificent Mile

For more information click here




International Education Conference - Project Zero

Come join us for this exciting conference that will focus on teaching and learning in schools and in environments other than schools such as online forums, museums, and other arts venues. Explore with researchers and practitioners the challenges facing educators in the 21st century and ways to meet these challenges with rigor and thoughtfulness.

When: November 4-6, 2011

Where: Atlanta International School, Atlanta, GA

For more information click here




Seeking Trainers for Let's Talk Santa Fe!

Let's Talk is seeking trainers who wish to promote parent-child communication. Trainers will receive honoraria to facilitate Let's Talk workshops; bilingual trainers encouraged to apply. Applications are due November 4, 2011 and trainings will take place November 12. To receive application or for questions, please contact the Let's Talk Santa Fe coordinator at




All Children Matter: How Legal and Social Inequalities Hurt LGBT Families

More than 2 million children in the United States have, to varying degrees, become collateral damage after decades of ideology, laws, and policies that hurt lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, people and families. To shine a light on this issue, LGBT, allied, and child welfare-focused organizations are, for the first time, releasing a comprehensive report that profiles and documents the experiences of the 2 million children with LGBT parents, the many ways that state and federal laws hurt and exclude them, and the common-sense policy solutions that can make things better. Please join the Center for American Progress, the Family Equality Council, and the Movement Advancement Project for a special presentation of All Children Matter: How Legal and Social Inequalities Hurt LGBT Families
When: October 25, 2011, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Center for American Progress, 1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20005
Admission is free.



Reel Queer Youth short film screening

Seattle Parks and Recreation with Three Dollar Bill Cinema are offering free tickets to this screening of short films made by local Queer Youth. Sign up at the Born This Way KafĂ© on Fridays 5 - 9 p.m. at Cal Anderson Park Shelterhouse, or e-mail (we need a head count in advance!)

Reel Queer Youth Shorts

Sunday, October 23, 12 noon

Pacific Place Theater

600 Pine Street, Downtown Seattle, WA

meet at front door

To visit the Facebook event click here 




Trainings for Northwest Network's OutSpoken LGBTQ and Ally Speakers Bureau

LGBTQ & ally young people - get paid to educate on the lives of queer and trans youth! The Northwest Network's OutSpoken LGBTQ and ally youth speakers bureau is offering a training for new panelists. We challenge bullying, oppression and anti-LGBTQ violence in our schools and communities by training young people ages 14-24 to be educators. OutSpoken offers youth panels, workshops, and peer-to-peer presentations. After the training, we will all meet at Bluebird (1205 E. Pike St.) for an OutSpoken all-ages ice cream and social, 4-6pm. Friends, family and partners are welcome to attend to play gaymes and learn more about OutSpoken.

When: Saturday, November 12th, 12-3:30pm
Where: Seattle Counseling Services, 1216 Pine St., Suite 300
Who should attend: Young people ages 14-24

To sign up or get more info, contact Kristina: or (206) 568-7777




PrideWorks Conference

PrideWorks is a conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender youth and their allies. PrideWorks' mission is to inform our communities about the realities of growing up gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, and to inspire them to respect and support LGBT people and to advocate for positive change.

When: Thursday, November 17 2011; 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: Double Tree Hotel, 455 South Broadway,Tarrytown, NY 10591

For more information click here


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