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