Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 – 9:00am-2:00pm
“NYS LGBTQ and Allies of ALL Abilities”
The LGBTQ I/DD Movement Comes Out of the Closet! This first of its kind Long Island regional conference will provide people who stand at the intersection of identifying as LGBTQ+ as well as being a part the community of people with disabilities, a unique opportunity to learn, grow and connect.
A keynote address will set the stage for a day filled with interaction and will speak to issue of living one’s best life through self-advocacy and developing strong support networks. Interactive workshops will be included in the day.
Lunch will be provided at no cost to the attendees.
Lunch Sponsorship: NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
Keynote Speaker: Brooke Guinan
FDNY Firefighter and Transgender Rights Advocate
Place: AHRC Nassau – 189 Wheatley Road, Brookville, New York
In the Ballroom of the Mansion
There is NO CHARGE for attending, however space is limited, so we ask all to register early to secure a spot. Support staff are welcome to accompany a conference participant but must register as well.Please send your name(s) and phone number(s) to Claire Miller: CMiller02@FamilyRes.org or call 516-870-1645.
Contact phone on the day of the conference: 631-512-8385
For more information, contact Claire Miller at 516-870-1645 or CMiller02@FamilyRes.org.
Conference Sponsors: PrideAbility, AHRC Nassau, FREE, East End Disabilities, PeopleInc, NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council