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AFSP's LGBT Suicide Prevention Symposium
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Conference Center
Chicago, IL
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Thank You for Your Support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Suicide Prevention Symposium on Saturday, April 20, 2013.


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AFSP's LGBT Suicide Prevention Symposium
Saturday, April 20, 2013 9 am - 4 pm

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Suicide Prevention Symposium will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013. The Symposium will be from 9 am to 4 pm. V.I.P. Reception to follow.

LOCATION
The event will be held at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Conference Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 E. Huron, Third Floor, Meeting Room A, Chicago, IL 60611. Speakers include national leaders in the LGBT Community.

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Tickets range from $10 to $50.

Event Sponsors
Northwestern University's Impact Center
Progressive Talk Radio
Windy City Media Group
PepsiCo

SESSIONS & SPEAKERS
9 - 9:30 am: Opening Address
Mike McRaith, Director of Federal Insurance Office, United States, Board Member for AFSP, Survivor of Loss by Suicide

9:30 - 10 am: Speaker on LGBT Suicide Prevention Research
Dr. Brian Mustanski, Director of Northwestern's IMPACT Center, AFSP Grant Recipient

10 - 10:45 am: Panel on LGBT throughout Life
Brighid O'Shaughnessy, Founder & Executive Artistic Director, Erasing the Distance
Britta Larson, M.NA, Senior Services Director, Center on Halsted & Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
Lashawnda Carter, Outreach Coordinator, National Runaway Safeline
Lara Brooks, Director, Broadway Youth Center, a program of Howard Brown Health Center

11 - 11:50 am: Panel on Law Panel
Lori Fox, Out and Equal
Rep. Kelly Cassidy, 14th District
James L. Bennett, Regional Director, Lambda Legal
Steve Moore, Legislative Advocacy Committee Chairperson, AFSP

12: Break for Lunch

12:30 - 1 pm: Speaker on Bisexual Equality & Suicide Prevention
Brother Michael Oboza, Monk & LGBT Activist

1 - 2 pm: Panel on LGBT in the Media
Adrienne Williams, AFSP Media Watchers Group
Matthew Breen, Editor-in-Chief, The Advocate
Tracy Baim, Publisher, Windy City Media Group

2:15 - 2:45 pm: Speaker on LGBT Survivor of Loss by Suicide
Dr. Al Estock, OOTD Chicagoland Community Walk Walker and Survivor

3 - 4 pm: Panel on LGBT Community Resources
Krista Walker, MSW, Youth Outlook
Simon Chavez, LGBT Outreach Committee Co-Chairperson, AFSP
Lawrence Carter, GSA Network Coordinator, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

4 pm: VIP Reception

Discussion

Location

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Conference Center (View)
251 E. Huron, Third Floor, Meeting Room A
Chicago, IL 60611
United States


Categories

Education > Classes
Education > Conventions
Education > Other
Other > Charity
Other > Fundraisers
Social > LGBT

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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