General Registration for the 2019 Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference is now open. The general conference is free. We suggest that you register in advance online as this allows easier and smoother access to the conference for everyone.
Mazzoni Center is happy to announce the date and location of the 2019 LEAD Conference
This year, our conference will be held on May 21, 2019 at Mastery Thomas, 927 Johnston St, Philadelphia, PA 19148.
The Brave Schools annual LEAD Conference is a conference held by LGBTQ student leaders to empower youth and staff from GSAs and schools across Philadelphia. K-12 School staff and community partners are given the opportunity to build community, share resources and knowledge, and create safer middle and high school environments for LGBTQ youth.
There are two ways to promote your business or organization at the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference—the largest trans-specific conference in the world! You can purchase an ad in the conference’s program book, or you can purchase an exhibitor table at the conference.
With more than 10,000 people in attendance last year, your ad in our program book, or exhibitor table at the conference, is sure to get you the attention you want.
Remember: your support helps us keep the conference free for general attendees, ensuring a Read more...
Each year for six years Jack Cooper, Mazzoni Center's Food Bank Coordinator, has sat on his meditation cushion for five hours, and practiced Metta, also known as LovingKindness, without getting up, in in an effort to raise awareness and funds for a cause he cares about. He calls this the Mettathon!
This year the funds he raises will go to support Mazzoni Center’s Pediatric & Adolescent Comprehensive Transgender Services (PACTS) program. Our PACTS program uses a collaborative approach, drawing on the input of expertise of multiple departments within Mazzoni Center— Read more...
Mazzoni Center’s educational efforts are receiving deserved attention with one of its program recently being featured in a Cosmopolitan article on sex education. Elizabeth Kahn, director of education at the center, oversees two main programs: Yes PLEASE! and Brave Schools. While both are youth education programs, they offer entirely different services. Yes PLEASE was initially started as a Center for Disease Control service offering sex education to LGBTQ youth.
Although it’s no longer run by the CDC, the intention remains the same. It seeks to Read more...