Third annual Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit Sept. 22
Hosted by the City of Minneapolis in partnership with the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the third annual Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit will take place Thursday, Sept. 22.
Trans* Equity Summit
1-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Ave. S.
The theme for this year's Summit is employment, with sessions covering topics of interest to employers, employees, and community members interested in learning about and furthering transgender equity. All are encouraged to attend.
Titles of planned breakout session topics include:
- Being a Trans-Inclusive Employer
- Coming out in the Workplace as Transgender - A Practical Guide for both employees and employers
- Looking at work and other policies through a Transgender Lens
- What are my Rights at Work?
- How to be an Ally in the Workplace
- Preparing our Transgender Youth for Employment
The keynote speaker will be Crispin Torres, a community educator for Lambda Legal Midwest. Following the summit there will be a 6:30 p.m. performance by Tona Brown, an acclaimed transgender violinist and mezzo-soprano. Both events are free and open to the public, but registration for the evening event is required.
In conjunction with the Minneapolis Trans* Equity Summit, Twin Cities Pride, Lambda Legal, Intermedia Arts and RARE Productions will host the Trans* Job Fair the following day, featuring some of the Twin Cities top employers.
Trans* Job Fair
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016
2822 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis
Download the flier here.
Published Sep 6, 2016