Workshop for Supporting LGBT Youth

Oct 12, 2013, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Serving the full spectrum, meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A Workshop for Supporting LGBT Youth


2013 Keynote Speaker
David Martinez,
President of Portland Latino Gay Pride

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, Oregon
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The goal of this workshop is to facilitate a learning environment in which all youth can thrive.  This workshop explores issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) kids in our public schools and social institutions, and those with LGBT parents. It combines presentations, discussions, group activities, a panel of counselors, and a panel of LGBT parents and students with LGBT parents, all designed to give participants the tools to effectively support LGBT youth and those with LGBT parents. We will work on practicing skills such as how to respond when LGBT youth are targets of verbal or physical bullying, designing inclusive classroom activities, and working with parents.

There are presentations from organizations such as PFLAG, TransActive, SMYRC, and education professors of Linfield and Pacific Universities. This workshop is open to all who care about this issue in their children's schools and other social institutions.


$35 Registration Fee (Free to students and newly certified teachers – 3 years or fewer)

Lunch will be provided.

One hour university credit available or Professional Development Unit (PDU) documentation of 6 hours. For information contact:

To register, visit

The workshop is sponsored by Pacific University’s College of Education, Center for Gender Equity (CGE), and Diversity Office.

For questions about the conference, email Dr. Rampton at

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