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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

School Related Advocacy: This interactive workshop covers the basics of advocating for trans youth in schools, and in sharing your personal story for advocacy, as well as tips for speaking with media. Participants will be guided through a simple four-part template for sharing a personal story, with a focus on how to call your audience to take action and how to place your story within a larger context. In addition, there will be updates on the latest news surrounding TItle IX, and suggestions for how to push for trans-inclusive support in your child's school.

Both workshops will be lead by Rebecca Kling, NCTE's Community Storytelling Advocate, with NCTE's Family Organizer Debi Jackson participating in the 3PM workshop and Family Organizer DeShanna Neal participating in the 7PM workshop.

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Advocating in Schools (Oct 23, 2017, 3PM to 4:30PM)

Advocating in Schools (Oct 23, 2017, 7PM to 8:30PM)

 

PREVIOUS WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS AND RECORDINGS

School Related Advocacy: Information on how to advocate in schools for transgender youth, updates on Title IX, and thoughts on staying optimistic in the current political climate.
Recordings:
Midday, March 1, 2017 webinar 
Evening, March 1, 2017 webinar
Evening, March 22, 2017 webinar
Midday, April 19, 2017 webinar

Storytelling and Media Readiness: Personal stories are some of the most powerful tools for advocacy and social change. This interactive workshop covers the basics of sharing a personal story for advocacy, as well as tips for speaking with media. Participants will be guided through a simple four-part template for sharing a personal story, with a focus on how to call your audience to take action and how to place your story within a larger context. In addition, there will be time to discuss the pros and cons of speaking with reporters, as well as ideas for staying on-message.
Recordings:
Midday, March 9, 2017 webinar
Evening, March 13, 2017 webinar
Evening, May 11, 2017 webinar

Connecting with Local Media: This workshop will discuss how to reach out to local reporters, invite them to events, and encourage local media to accurately cover transgender topics.
March 14, 2017 webinar

US Transgender Survey: The 2015 US Transgender Survey, also known as the USTS, collected responses from almost 28,000 transgender people across the United States. This workshop--conducted by Rebecca Kling, Community Storytelling Advocate at NCTE with help from Sandy James, NCTE's Research Director--covers key findings from the USTS as well as thoughts on how to incorporate USTS data into your own advocacy efforts.
Recordings:
Midday, June 27, 2017 webinar
Evening, June 27, 2017 webinar

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