Kids Camp is a program of the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference for children ages 5-11. Facilitated by teaching staff of My Bright Beginnings Preschool, Kids Camp is a safe and fun space for children to create, explore, and play while parents attend conference workshops.
For full informatiopn and to register your child today see the link below:
The Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC) is a committee comprised of TGNC and non-binary community members, and TGNC, and non-binary Mazzoni Center staff. The IRC is tasked with reviewing and selecting all workshops for the general track of the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference.
The 2019 IRC is primarily comprised of people of color and ranges in age from 16 to 78 years old. They are:
Mazzoni Center is happy to announce the date and location of the 2019 LEAD. This year, our annual LEAD conference will be held on May 21 at Mastery Thomas, 927 Johnston St, Philadelphia, PA 19148.
The Brave Schools LEAD Conference is an annua conference held by LGBTQ student leaders to empower youth and staff from GSAs and schools across Philadelphia. The conference gives K-12 School staff, students and community partners the opportunity to build community, share resources and knowledge, and create safer middle and high school environments for LGBTQ youth.
In light of the recent news surrounding being assaulted and the LGBTQ communities, it’s essential for advocates and allies to rally together to remind victims and survivors of sexual and physical assault that they are believed, are heard, and will be supported. Here are some tips from lotus. facilitators Radha Prabakaran and Quinn Pellerito about why it is important to believe and support survivors.
Victims and survivors of crimes like hate crimes, sexual violence, interpersonal violence, and stalking often are met with disbelief. This is unfortunate Read more...
We are excited to announce the newly-formed Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC) for the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference. The IRC was created in response to community feedback, in an effort to continue to both center and expand diverse trans leadership in program selection for PTWC 2019. The IRC, which is comprised of transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) and non-binary community members as well as TGNC and non-binary Mazzoni Center staff, is tasked with reviewing proposals and selecting workshops for the conference, as well as providing input on other programmatic Read more...
On Sunday, The New York Times reported on a memo drafted by the Trump Administration that could lead to regulatory attempts to define gender as “as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with.”
The Times outlined that the memo, drafted by the Department of Health & Human Services, threatens to dramatically roll-back protections for transgender and gender nonconforming communities and narrow the Read more...