Sessions

YAC WORKSHOP SESSIONS 2018

Saturday, April 14

Session I (Saturday, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM)

 

Let’s Talk Relationships for People with Disabilities
Kaye Lenkner // Operations Manager, Self Advocates United as 1


Public Engagement: The Art of Advocacy and Activism
Joanne Carroll // President, TransCentral PA


Advancing LGBTQ Rights in Pennsylvania
Jason Landau Goodman // Executive Director, Pennsylvania Youth Congress
Preston Heldibridle // State Policy Associate, Pennsylvania Youth Congress


LGBTQ Organizations 101/201
Ashe Helm-Hernandez // Southeastern Regional Organizer, GSA Network

 


Session II (Saturday, 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM)

 

Substance Use and Fighting Back
Adrian Shanker // Executive Director, Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Atticus Ranck // Health Programs and Supportive Services Manager, Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center


Sexual Violence and the LGBTQ Communities
Louie Marven // Training Specialist, National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Jackie Strohm // Prevention & Resource Coordinator, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape


Together We Rise: 2018 and the Fight for LGBTQ Equality
Allison VanKuiken // Pennsylvania State Director, Human Rights Campaign


Helping Each Other and Ourselves: Mental Health
Melinda Eash (Health + Public Service Department Chair, Harrisburg Area Community College)

 


Flex Session // Optional Spaces (Saturday, 4:50 PM – 5:50 PM)

 

Trans/Queer Yoga
Karen Foley, MA, LPC, RYT // Lake Therapy, Trans/Queer Yoga, Weigel Counseling


Christian and Queer, Q&A
Stephen Boyhont // Student, Lutheran Theological Seminary

 


Session III (Sunday, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM)

 

What is Gender Anyway?: Advocating for Culturally Competent Care
Karen Foley, MA, LPC, RYT // Lake Therapy, Trans/Queer Yoga, Weigel Counseling


Protecting Our Selves: A plan for self-care
Tyler James Titus, LPC // Licensed Professional Counselor


From Hookup Apps to Poly Relationships: Discussion on Navigating Modern Dating
Annie Wolfe // Board Member, Pennsylvania Youth Congress
Hansen Bursic // Lead Media Coordinator, Pennsylvania Youth Congress


Building Training Skills: Change begins with You!
Vanessa Davis // Lead Consultant, Radically Inclusive Love