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. 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.
On April 30, Mazzoni Center’s longest tenured employee, Minerva Caro, Director of Operations, retired, after nearly 23 years with the center. Before she left, we caught up with her to talk about her time with us.
When did you start working at Mazzoni Center?
I started with Mazzoni Center in August of 1996.
What was Mazzoni Center like then?
We were very small, only about 12 people in total. Sometimes we had to jump in to help wherever we could, as we Read more...
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.
We are pleased to announce Anneliese A. Singh will be the Professional Track Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference, to be held this year July 25-27 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia.
Singh’s keynote address, “Trans Liberation is for Everybody: Moving from Affirmative to Liberatory Counseling with All Genders,” will explore the need to move beyond affirmative approaches to trans and nonbinary counseling approaches to healing that is grounded in liberation, justice, and co-conspirator Read more...
Following a month-long application and search process, Mazzoni Center has selected the new Interdisciplinary Review Committee (IRC) for the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference. A team of queer and trans staff of color, including the conference logistics team and leaders of trans programming at Mazzoni Center, reviewed applications and conducted interviews with many qualified candidates. The resulting group of trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming community members represents a diverse set of ages, identities, experiences, and geographic locations.