Local PFLAG Meeting for March



PFLAG Tulare and Kings Counties is a volunteer group of parents, family and friends of people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT). We welcome members of the GLBT community to our meetings and membership. We meet on the third Sunday of each month.

Location: Family HealthCare Network
305 East Center Street (Corner of Bridge Street)
(Use the courtyard entrance on Bridge. Pedestrian gate is in the alley.)
Map: Click here
Next meeting:
Date: Sunday, March 17, 2013 3 – 5 pm

                                         LGBT Train the Trainer

 As we work with people in our community, we are often called upon to educate on LGBT issues. We are going to explore the tools for communicating about LGBT issues effectively and discuss the challenges that arise with various populations and settings. Interactive, welcoming, and fun, this workshop will provide opportunities for learning and problem solving at all experience levels.

Willy Wilkinson, MPH is an award-winning writer and public health consultant who has worked extensively with health service providers, educational institutions, and social justice organizations to develop culturally competent service approaches for LGBT populations. Nationally recognized for his expertise in transgender public health issues, Willy also has extensive experience with communities of color, substance users, sex workers, youth, and people with disabilities. He earned a Masters in Public Health in Community Health Education from UC Berkley, and a BA in Women’s Studies from UC Santa Cruz. As a trainer, Willy employs a welcoming, interactive, non-punishing approach that honors participants’ expertise and welcomes all questions, at all knowledge levels. For more information, visit www.willywilkinson.com.

 We will continue the conversation over dinner immediately following our meeting!

Refreshments will be served

PFLAG provides a safe and confidential space place to talk about sexual orientation and gender identity, and works to build a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

There is no cost to attend, and membership is optional.

PFLAG Tulare and Kings Counties is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status.


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