Wed, Sep 22|
Protect Trans Kids!
Kids should get to be kids. But when a young person's identity is politicized, attacked, and belittled, childhood and adolescence become a battle ground for basic human rights. In this webinar, we'll learn about some of the challenges young trans people face.
Time & Location
Sep 22, 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
About the event
Kids should get to be kids. But when a young person's identity is politicized, attacked, and belittled, childhood and adolescence become a battle ground for basic human rights. In this webinar, we'll learn about some of the challenges young trans people face, as well as some of the remarkable young folks who are a part of the trans community. Objectives: 1. Participants will learn the stages of childhood gender identity development. 2. Participants will learn about the wave of legislative violence attacking trans youth, in particular trans girls. 3. Participants will be able to identify action steps to push back against political violence targeting trans young people. Levels: Intermediate Tracks: Family & Youth HUD Category: Effective Advocacy (Additional Recommended Training Area), Family Housing-Building Safe Communities Presenter: Ev Evnen Ev (they/them) is a white, Jewish, trans person, originally from Lincoln, NE, with a decade stop in Boston. Ev is an experienced facilitator on issues including racial justice, LGBTQ+ topics, and how we have difficult conversations across differences. They believe that honest conversations about how we are both different and similar can lead to deep and needed healing. Ev thinks that our differences are our superpowers and dreams of a world where difference is celebrated and not subjugated. Ev holds an MPP and MBA from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis and a BA from Wesleyan University. They live in Denver with their two scruffy dogs, Max and Ziggy. Certificates will be issued following completion of the feedback form/session test which will be sent to you following the webinar via email. Note - this is a NERSC CEU. Payment, Cancellation & Refunds: All webinars require payment via credit card at the time of registration. You will receive a confirmation and receipt. If needed, then you can provide these to your organization for reimbursement. Attendees can cancel up until 2 days prior to the start of the webinar for a $30 refund. The $5 cancellation fee is to cover event and credit card processing fees. NERSC Webinars supported by CHFA, VHFA, Maine Housing, MassHousing, Rhode Island Housing and New Hampshire Housing.