Education and Trainings

**If you cannot register through Ram Connect please contact us at TransAndQueer@wcupa.edu and we will assist you with registration!**

Queer Basics

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 1:30-2:30 pm via Zoom click here to register for the February session

Do you need a quick brush up on what the L, G, B & T mean? And what about the Q? This one-hour training explores trans and queer identities and communities and provides an intro to advocacy. For more information, check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu, or 610-436-3147.

From Allyship to Advocacy Training

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 1:00-3:00 pm via Zoom click here to register for the March session

What does it mean to be an ally vs an advocate? During this 2-hour training participant will critically examine privilege, explore language, discuss strategies for accountability and ways to improve the climate for trans and queer communities. This training will provide tools and resources aimed towards deepening awareness, understanding, and knowledge. For more information, check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu, or 610-436-3147.

Intersectionality in Practice

Monday, March 8, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm via Zoom click here to register for the March session
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm via Zoom click here to register for the April session

Why is everyone talking about intersectionality? What does it even mean? This one-hour training will center trans and queer people of color identities and experiences. Participants will discuss the intersections of race, gender & sexuality and strategies for advocacy. For more information, check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.

Trans Advocacy

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 11:00-12:00 pm via Zoom click here to register for the March session
Wednesday, April 19, 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm via Zoom click here to register for the April session

Trans, non-binary, genderfluid, genderqueer… what exactly does it all mean? This one-hour training will review terminology, problematic language, WCU policies, and qualities of an advocate as it relates to the transgender and non-binary communities and experiences. Participants will also discuss how society interacts with trans folks and what you can do to strengthen your advocacy. For more information, check out our Ram Connect, ramconnect.wcupa.edu/CTQA, or contact us at transandqueer@wcupa.edu or 610-436-3147.

Speakout

The Speakout Program, now run by SAGA, is an opportunity for West Chester University's trans and queer students to share their coming out stories with their peers. Request SAGA's Speakout volunteers to come to your space by filling out the Speakout Request form.

Requesting Trainings

 Please fill out the Training Request form in order to request a training for your class, group, or organization.

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