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Sunday, June 21 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Stop Saving Youth

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Tryna get real and be direct? Tired of being a young person directed by the ideas of adults “supporting you”? In this session will explore the Trans Youth Support Network's strategies for combatting adultism, queer/transphobia, racism and the structures that uphold them. Together we will identify the differences between working for youth and working with youth. We will develop hard skills and the commitment necessary for youth empowerment. Participants are encouraged to come with youth or adults they’d like to build with.


Tayvon Caples

Tayvon is a black/queer/trans. In 2012 he joined TYSN’s 1st Leadership Academy and was quickly involved with other community organizations and groups. Soon he became the program coordinator. While organizing w/ others to help TYSN become youth led and taking on his new role as program... Read More →


ARC Retreat Center
shay(den) has been an organizer, facilitator, healing practitioner and non-profiteer for most of his adult life. His paid work has often been centered around youth/intergenerational organizing and organizational development with a focus on race, gender, and sexuality. Recently, he's... Read More →

Sunday June 21, 2015 10:00am - 11:30am EDT
State Hall: Room 214
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