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DC/MD/VA Gay-Straight Alliance & LGBTQA Youth Conference

Permanent Link | Posted by Front Desk on October 23, 2012 3:28 PM


center youth logo.jpgJoin us on November 3 from 11:30 am - 9:00 pm for Leading With Pride! Leading With Pride is a conference for LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and ally) students and youth in the DC/MD/VA area and Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) clubs and advisors! The following activities will take place:

Participate in workshops that will empower you to start or build your Gay-Straight Alliance!
Jump start your school year!
Find ways to be an ally in your school community!
Make friends from schools all over DC, MD, and VA!
Learn about ways that YOU can be a leader in your school, and in your community!
Featuring workshops from several community organizations, students, advisors, and YOU (Contact if you are interested in presenting a workshop)!
FREE food, HIV testing and networking opportunities!!
FREE dance following the conference! (6-9 pm)!

LGBTQ youth and Straight Ally youth ages 13-24. If you have participated in a Gay-Straight Alliance or LGBTQA club, you are highly encouraged to apply! You are not required to be in a GSA or currently in school to apply. Other people who are highly encouraged to apply:
Students who would like to start a GSA! GSA Leaders! GSA Advisors! School LGBT Liaisons and Advisors!

It is FREE! Please feel free to contact us if you need help with transportation.

We ask that you please try to register by Saturday, October 27th (one week before the conference) to ensure that we can plan for the right amount of food, space, and t-shirts!
We will, however, accept registrations until the day of the conference - but we cannot guarantee you food and t-shirts, so register now! You can do this via the following link:


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The DC Center for the LGBT Community
(202) 682-2245
2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105
Washington, DC 20009

United Way #9437
Combined Federal Campaign #63963