The LGBTQ Academy SpeakOUT training is an interactive, experiential training that focuses on building confidence in our ability to have articulate, knowledgeable and respectful conversations around LGBTQ+ identities and inclusion. A valuable experience for someone new to LGBTQ+ advocacy or for someone who has been active for years. This training is perfect for teachers, counselors, social workers, DASA Coordinators, GSA advisers, parents, and anyone who wants to make a difference! The class is open to everyone and will prepare participants to respectfully and successfully advocate for and address challenges to full LGBTQ+ inclusion.
Participants will receive a SpeakOUT manual and a certification of course completion. Breakfast and lunch will be offered. Doors open at 8:30 a.m..Note: The prerequisite for this course is the LGBTQ Academy SafeZone Training. If you have not yet taken this training either at the LGBTQ Academy or at your school or workplace, please register for our SafeZone Training being offered on April 1st from 9am - 1pm at our center. Participants in SpeakOUT classes in Rochester will have the option of completing additional training to become an LGBTQ Academy Speakers Bureau Educator.Do you have accessibility needs, dietary restrictions, any tips on how we can make your training the best possible experience for you? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 585-244-8640 and let us know! Please know that there is a $10 processing fee for all cancellations and reimbursements. We are unable to provide refunds if cancellation occurs within 3 weeks of the class date.
Please know that there is a $10 processing fee for all cancellations and reimbursements. We are unable to provide refunds if cancellation occurs within 3 weeks of the class date.