If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you should register for Rise Up!: A National Conference For Queer and Trans Youth Organizers.
When you pre-register, we’ll send you all the latest updates about Rise Up! as we finalize all the details,
Rise Up! is a free, online conference that explores what it means to be a young queer organizer today. The conference is open to any queer, trans/ nonbinary and ally youth ages 13-24 years old, with access to the internet.
Workshops will focus on everything from the intersection of race and queerness, to creating sustainable activism, to exploring how we can expand our scope to include transformative and healing justice in our organizing. Our conference prioritizes the voices, organizing, and safety of black and brown queer and trans youth of color. Some topics we’ll cover are listed below:
Have questions? Visit www.smyal.org or email Ty Kitchen, Youth Leadership Manager, at Ty.Kitchen@SMYAL.org for more information.