Mazzoni Center is pleased to announce the latest organizations who are sponsors of its 2019 Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference (PTWC), taking place July 25-27, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia.
 
Thank you to Regional Media sponsor, The Rainbow Times; Bronze sponsors Boston Children’s Hospital; Nickel sponsors, Fenway Health, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Einstein PRIDE Team (Einstein Healthcare Network), Mainline Health, FACIALTEAM, Penn Medicine; and Legacy sponsor, Planned Parenthood Southeastern PA. Read more...

Did You Know?

2015: First Time Trans Flag was raised by the city of Philadelphia at the Conference.

The trans flag was raised for the first time at Philadelphia City Hall at the 2015 Philadlephia Trans Health Conference. Then Mayor Michael A. Nutter said this at the ceremony,  “As a lifelong LGBT advocate and ally, I am honored to demonstrate our support of Philadelphia’s diverse transgender community by flying the transgender pride flag. Philadelphia will continue to fight for just and equal treatment of all Read more...

Youth Space is a schedule space for youth ages 12-18. Facilitated by Mazzoni Center staff, youth community members, and members of HAVEN Youth Group, Youth Space is a safe and fun space for teens to play games, learn skills, engage in dialogue, and engage in activites made specifically for them. Past activities include: Music Exploration, Know Your Rights, Guitar 101, Making a Space that Doesn’t Exist: Queer Theater as Empathy, Activism and Interrogation, Gender is a Construct-Let’s Rebuild It, Dance Party, Steven Universe Screening and Discussion, and Bring it Back to Read more...

2019 Kids Camp Registration is now open!

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:

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We are pleased to announce the 2019 the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference’s Cover Art Winner! The winning piece, “The Luminous Self” by Grace Schleisman, was selected from hundreds of entries submitted this year.

 

The piece represents the nature of the theme this year, #TransJoy, and we are happy to be able to share this piece with the community. 

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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:
 
MADDIE AMA
MICHELLE AUSTIN
KELLIN FALLOWS
SASHA GOLDEN
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