2014 True Colors Conference, Largest Youth Conference in the US!

True Colors is a non-profit organization that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met.



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Dear Colleague,
It is hard to believe that the conference is entering its 21st year – we are all grown up! 
 
This year’s selection of workshops for adults really demonstrates our commitment to bringing experts in LGBT youth issues from all over the country together in one, comprehensive two day learning experience!
 
Here is just a taste of what is being offered at our event on March 21-22, 2014:
 
• Controversies in Gender Diagnosis: Moderated by Ritch Savin-Williams, Ph.D. from Cornell University, this panel of experts includes a wide range of views and perspectives.
 
 
Panelists include:
› Jack Drescher, M.D.;
› Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D.;
› Moon Hawk River Stone, M.S., LMHC;
› Pryia Phulwani, M.D.; and
› Amy Tishelman, Ph.D
 
• Sexual Taboos: Discussing Diffi cult Topics in Sexuality
• The Influence of Trauma on Identity Experiencing EMDR for Resolution
• Coming-Out & Self-Acceptance: The Right Track Treatment Model--One Year Later!
• Gender Identity/Expression in Young Children: Creating Gender Affirming, Rather than Gender Neutral Classrooms
• Strategies for Youth Leadership through Youth-Adult Partnerships
• Creating Social Change: Providing Support and Affirming LGBT Community Members within the Foster Care System
• 50 Shades of Brown - Connecting at the Intersections
• Planning Awesome Programs with Your GSA
• Unheard Voices: LGBT Middle School Students
• Sharpen Your Pencils: What Parents of LGBTQ Youth Should Know About Their Children's Rights
 
In addition to the multitute of fabulous workshops being offered, we have terrific entertainment and are featuring slam poet, Kit Yan, at the conference opening.
 
Special Guests: Singer/dancer/entertainer extraordinaire Danny Moreno, Comedian Robin Cloud, and ESPN Commentator / soccer hero Brianna Scurry will be with us as well!
 
 
Can't wait to see you at the conference!

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