Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Fwd: LGBTQIA informational inservice

You are invited to attend…

“Over the Rainbow: The LGBTQ IDD Movement Comes Out Of The Closet!”

A two-hour presentation during which attendees will be invited to hear about and discuss options for the formation of an LGBTQ Advocacy Coalition in New York State.  Models such as Forbidden Fruits, Eastern Long Island GSA, and FREE To BE will be discussed.

Where:  181 Lincoln Street, Depew, NY

When: October 23rd,  2017

Time:    9:30-11:30 AM    OR  1:00 -3:00 PM  (two sessions offered)


Matthew Kuriloff, Manager of Development, Advocacy & Public Relations
East End Disability Associates, Inc.

Claire B. Miller, Advocacy Coordinator
Family Residences & Essential Enterprises, Inc.

Rick Banner, Advocacy Coordinator
People Inc

Session Agenda

       I.         Update DDPC and partnering agencies efforts to develop and support groups for LGBTQ people with disabilities and their allies

     II.         Discuss need for groups in different regions of the state.

    III.         Panel discussion with current participants

Pre-registration is required.

To register for either session, please send your name, contact phone and email, and indicate if you need any special accommodations related to this event to no later than October 18th.


Contact Rick Banner 716-247-1382


Training Certificates (2-hour) will be available upon request.

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