$0 – $100

2019 Saskatchewan Gay-Straight Alliance Summit

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Carlton Comprehensive High School

665 28 Street East

Prince Albert, SK S6V 6E9

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description
A one day summit for students, teachers, and community members who desire safer spaces for LGBTQ2S people in schools across the province

About this Event

Join OUTSaskatoon and UR Pride for the 4th annual Saskatchewan Gay Straight Alliance Summit. The summit is an annual event for students, teachers, administrators, and counsellors who are a part of a GSA in their school or are wanting to start a GSA in their school. The summit serves as a space where attendees can gain skills and knowledge on the LGBTQ2S community, leadership, and inclusion.

This year our keynote speaker will be Arielle Twist!

Arielle Twist is a Nehiyaw, Two-Spirit, Trans Woman that creating to reclaim and harness ancestral magic and memories. Originally from George Gordon First Nation, Saskatchewan. She is now based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

She is an author and multidisciplinary artist. Within her short career, she has attended a residency at Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, has work published with Them, Canadian Art, The Fiddlehead, PRISM International, This Magazine, and CBC Art and has been Nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Shortlisted in The National Magazine Awards, both in 2019. ‘Disintegrate/Dissociate’ is her first collection of poetry.

Her poetry, multi-media pieces, and performances have being exhibited in art galleries countrywide including The Khyber Centre for the Arts in Halifax, Toronto Media Arts Centre in Toronto, la galerie centrale powerhouse in Montreal, Centre for Art Tapes in Halifax, The Art Gallery of Mississauga in Mississauga, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax and The Agnes Etherington Art Gallery in Kingston.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

The Saskatchewan Gay Straight Alliance is co-organized by OUTSaskatoon, Saskatoon's Queer Commmunity Centre, and UR Pride, Regina's Queer Community Centre. This year the summit is also being organized in partnership with the Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division.

Past sponsors for the summit have included: the University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, the Ministry of Education, Sasktel, RPRIG, University of Regina Women's Centre, and RBC.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Carlton Comprehensive High School

665 28 Street East

Prince Albert, SK S6V 6E9

Canada

View Map

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved