Response and Resistance: Multiple Strategies Addressing State Violence against LGBTQ Youth

Date: 11/05/2010
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: The Puck Building, The Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

Presented by the Stonewall Policy Alliance (SPA), Students for Criminal Justice Reform (SCJR), Alliance for Latino/Latin American Students (ALAS), and Wagner Intersectionality Studies is Essential (WISE)

This dynamic fishbowl-style presentation will examine the implications of systemic violence and discrimination against LGBTQ youth. This event will discuss multiple responses employed by various grassroots advocacy organizations, researchers, and other practitioners. 

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Karina Claudio, Make the Road, GLOBE Program
  • Chelsea Johnson-Long, Audre Lorde Project, Safe Outside the System
  • Jared Ringer, LCSW, Anti-Violence Project
  • Andrea Ritchie, Urban Justice Center
Moderated by Dr. Jo Rees, Adjunct Professor of Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work and Smith College

Discussion questions include:
  • What are the forces of systemic violence, structural racism, and unique inequities that impact LGBTQ youth?
  • What are the modes of resistance that the LGBTQ community and their allies utilize to combat these injustices?
  • How can policy makers and service providers support these modes of resistance?