GLSEN Middle Tennessee Events
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January 18th at 6:15pm at OutCentral
January 17th at 5:00pm at Oasis Center
Each day we choose to illuminate the world with kindness. Help GLSEN's Jump-Start student leadership team #CelebrateKindness and light up Middle Tennessee to kick-off No Name-Calling Week 2016 by lending your voice to this community art project. All local youth and allies are invited. No prior artistic experience is required--there is no right or wrong way; only art led by the heart.
January 23rd at 6:30 at the Icon in the Gulch
Celebrate No Name-Calling Week by joining us for an evening all about the power of WORDS and how we use them to create a more vibrant and positive community conversation.
Youth Advocacy Workshop
January or February on a Tuesday night TBD
Workshop for youth on political advocacy. Lead up to Advancing Equality Day and Children’s Advocacy Days on the Hill
Community Workshop: Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth
February 3rd at 6:00pm at TBD location
In recognition of National School Counseling Week, GLSEN Middle Tennessee will partner with AIG Diversity Group to conduct a community training on helping to create safe and affirming spaces for LGBTQ youth in the community (tbd).
NSCW Cocktail Party Fundraiser
February 6th at 6:00pm at TBD location
Conclude School Counseling Week by sippin’ for safe schools with GLSEN leaders, LGBT advocates, educators. Complimentary drinks are provided for school counselors!
Feb 28th - March 1 at Cool Springs Marriott Exact presentation time(s) TBD
GLSEN Middle Tennessee student leaders will present a workshop,
Advancing Equality Day & Children’s Advocacy Days
March 8th & 9th at 8:30am to 3:00pm (both days) at Legislative Plaza
TEP’s Advancing Equality Day (AED) and the TN Commission on Children & Youth’s Children’s Advocacy Day (CAD) are on the 8th and 9th.
March 18-20 in Asheville, NC
Chapter and youth leaders will attend the LGBT in the South convening.
Dining Out For Life
April 19th at 6:00pm at TBD
GLSEN will host a Dining Out for Life venue to support NashvilleCares.
Day of Silence Event TBD
April 15th & 16th
Usually consists of a panel on identity/ expression on the same day as the Music City Sisters’ youth prom.
Big Payback Countdown Event
May 3rd at 6:00pm at TBD
GLSEN will host a dinner/ cocktail event to rally friends and supporters together on the day of the Big Payback Event, a regional online fundraiser.
GLSEN National Training-of-Trainers
May 5th - 8th at TBD
Local chapter leaders will host national staff and other chapters leaders for a training-of-trainers in Nashville.
May 14 at 10am at Hyder Burks Pavilion in Cookeville
June 25th at Public Square Park