The Hispanic Black Gay Coalition (HBGC) and Greater Boston Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) will host its first annual Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Youth Empowerment Conference on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 9am to 6pm at Epiphany School in Dorchester, MA. The event also has the support of organizations that primarily serve youth of color, including the Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth (BAGLY), Boston Gay Adolescent Social Services (GLASS), Fenway Health and the Latino Health Institute.
The conference is designed for LGBTQ youth and allies of color under 21, and will offer a series of free workshops focused on leadership development and self-empowerment.
Conference Workshops will focus on:
Advocacy Tips and Tools
College Prep & Success
Health & Wellness