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TRANS INCLUSIVITY TRAINING

Skipping Stone Foundation

Saturday, 12 May 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (MDT)

TRANS INCLUSIVITY TRAINING

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Free Admission 26 May 2018 Free  

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TRANS INCLUSIVITY TRAINING
Understanding Gender Diversity and Working in Solidarity with Transgender People and Communities

Full Day Workshop for Trans Youth Awareness Week
SATURDAY, MAY 12  |  9am - 5pm

EVERYONE WELCOME. COST IS FREE AND LUNCH PROVIDED.

LEARNING GOALS-
- Participants will develop common and further understandings of terminology and
basic issues surrounding gender diversity from an intersectional lens including an
anticolonialism and antiracism
- Participants will develop awareness of the pervasiveness of
cisnormativity/cisdominance and heteronormativity as invading almost all spaces
- Participants will be able to deconstruct transphobic arguments
- Participants will develop skills to analyze organizational presentation and practices
so as to be trans inclusive; and to create alliances, personal accountabilities
and anti-oppressive actions to build solidarity
- Participants will be able to discuss personal accountabilities and anti-
oppressive actions to build solidarity
- Participants will have a safe and accountable space (“braver spaces”) to further their
learning and clarify understandings of what is and what isn’t transphobic

STRUCTURE-
Morning session:
- Opening ceremony and Indigenous knowledge sharing
- Education - Core terminology and concepts
- Understanding - Building empathy through an understanding of the trans
experience
- Engagement - High level discussion of approaches to promote inclusivity

Lunch Break

Afternoon session:
- Panel discussion: People with lived experiences and knowledge
- Developing organizational and practice skills to be transinclusive

Have questions about TRANS INCLUSIVITY TRAINING? Contact Skipping Stone Foundation

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The Alex Youth Health Centre
2840 2 Avenue Southeast
#102
Calgary, AB T2A 7X9
Canada

Saturday, 12 May 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (MDT)


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Skipping Stone Foundation

The Skipping Stone Foundation is a Calgary-based not-for-profit organization with province wide reach who supports and empowers trans and gender diverse youth and thier famillies by providing low-barrier access to community and social support and well as mental health and medical services.

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