“Expanding the Box: How Communities Can Support LGBTQ and Gender Nonconforming Youth”, Tuesday, May 8, 7:00-9:00 pm

Community Forum

Expanding the Box: How Communities Can Support LGBTQ and Gender Nonconforming Youth

Tuesday, May 8 from 7:00-9:00 pm at the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church, 70 West Emerson Street in Melrose

  • An interactive dialogue including stories from and real-life experiences of students and families
  • A presentation, panel discussion and Q&A on how best to support LGBTQ and gender nonconforming youth
  • Moderated by Jason Wheeler of the MA Department of Education’s Safe Schools Program
  • Panelists include a local parent and advocate, LGBTQ student, expert on LGBTQ youth and relationships, and director of a community support organization

 

Free and open to the public. Suitable for all ages. No registration required.

Come learn tools for promoting resilience and healthy outcomes for all children & youth!

 Co-sponsored by the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church and the Safe Steps for Melrose Project, a partnership between the Melrose Alliance Against Violence, Melrose Public Schools, Melrose Police Department, Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, North Shore Alliance for Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Youth, and Riverside Community Care.

For more information, please contact MAAV at 781-662-2010 or info [at] maav [dot] org

Click here for the Expanding The Box flyer.