Maine Youth Summit & Queer/Trans Conference

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Join Outright LA and Bates College’s Office of Intercultural Education – OIEA full day event dedicated to the radical exploration of topics impacting LGBTQIA+ young people. The event is a truly collaborative venture featuring Keynote speaker Sean Dorsey; workshops facilitated by local LGBTQIA+ young people, community members, and local & visiting faculty members; and a closing performance of “The Missing Generation” by Sean Dorsey Dance.

The conference is open to all LGBTQIA+ youth, Outright L-A community partners, parents, and advisors; and college students, faculty, and staff. Space is limited so pre-registration is recommended.

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Co-Sponsored by: TD Bank, @Office of Campus Life, Outfront, Residential Life, Multifaith Chaplaincy, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, Department of Sociology, Post & Print, and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

Tentative Schedule
8:00am Registration opens, Chase Hall
8:30am Continental Breakfast, Memorial Commons- Chase Hall
9:00am Keynote Speaker: Sean Dorsey, Memorial Commons- Chase Hall
10:30am Workshop Round 1, Pettengill Hall
11:30am Workshop Round 2, Pettengill Hall
12:30pm Lunch & Plenary, Memorial Commons- Chase Hall
2:00pm Workshop Round 3, Pettengill Hall
3:30pm Performance of “The Missing Generation” Sean Dorsey, Schaeffer Theater
5:00pm Closing, Schaeffer Theater

After Conference Events Sponsored by Outfront, Bates OIE, and Bates Office of Campus Life are to follow. Open to college students with a student ID.