A Journey with LGBTQ+ and Immigrant Youth with Yadi Martínez-Reyna

Event time: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Event description: 

The journey of LGBTQ+ and immigrant youth are both beautiful and complex. In this presentation, Yadi Martinez-Reyna shares a glimpse into their various journeys and the worlds they navigate and negotiate with as they try to find a sense of belonging. Yadi will provide resources and ideas on how to create a safe and brace space for them and all young people. Through lecture, dialogue, and open conversation, Yadi will invite you to reflect on the following questions: How do we create space for young people who are not already here? How do we partner with those who are here to evaluate, enhance, or transform our space? How do we reach beyond the borders of comfort and familiarity to share the good news with young people in need of support? In addressing these questions, Yadi aims to provide an opportunity to share with you their social, academic, and ethical experiences working with the youth and providing some working practices that will help you also learn and guide your work with them.

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Center for Continuing Education
(203) 432-3450

Open to: 
General Public