Summit of LGBT AAPIs in the South – Registration

4/4/2014 8:00 AM

Summit of LGBT AAPIs in the South – Registration

A Regional Summit of LGBT AAPIs in the South

(Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asians)
Join us for the first-ever Southern conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)
Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs)
in Atlanta the weekend of April 4 to 6, 2014.
The Regional Summit is a conference offering training and workshops for LGBT AAPIs from across the Southeast.
The goals are to network, organize, educate, and build capacity. Anyone may attend.

Http://www.facebook.com/NqapiaSouth

Dates: April 4 to 6, 2014
Times: Fri 8am - Sun 3pm
Venue: Center for Pan Asian Community Services; 3510 Shallowford Rd NE; Chamblee, GA 30341

Registration Fee:
$35 ($40 after March 15)
Covers breakfast and lunch on both Saturday and Sunday and all conference materials.
No one will be turned away for inability to pay, but do pay what you can.
REGISTER at https://org2.salsalabs.com/o/7100/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=69594

Housing:
DoubleTree by Hilton – Northlake; 4156 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA 30084. Double queen rooms at $89. Contact 1-770-938-1026 to make a reservation and mention “NQAPIA”. Or contact us for community housing.

Workshop topics include:
- Queer South Asian organizing
- API LGBT Christians
- Current Issues Facing AAPIs in the South
- Building LGBT Asian American/ South Asian/ Southeast Asian Community Organizations
- Drumming for Wellness
- Trans Allyship
- AAPI parents of LGBT kids
- How to be an Effective Advocate
- School Pushout and being Queer in the Classroom
- Sex Positivity: Sexual Liberation, and the Gay Asian Experience
- Immigration Reform for LGBT AAPIs

Social activities are also planned.
The Keynote Address by Anneliese Singh.
Anneliese A. Singh, Ph.D., LPC, NCC is an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services at The University of Georgia.

The Summit is sponsored by the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance. NQAPIA seeks to build the capacity of LGBT AAPI organizations, invigorate grassroots organizing, develop leadership, and challenge homophobia, racism, and anti-immigrant bias.

For More Information, contact the Planning Committee:
Surinder Bal, Planning Committee Member, surinder.bal11@gmail.com


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