EDGY Schedule
  • 8:00 – 9:00am
  • Check-In & Breakfast
  • 9:00 – 9:05am
  • Welcome
  • 9:05 – 9:30am
  • Opening and Plenary
    • Cameron Glasgow – Penny Lane Intro (Embracing Identities)
    • James Thacker – SPRINT
    • Wendy Carpenter – Penny Lane Centers
    • Lisa Campbell-Motton – LA County Probation
  • 9:30 – 10:00am
  • Jeremy Treat

    Developmental Traumas and LGBT Youth

  • 10:00 – 10:50am
  • Keynote #1: Sassafras Lowrey

    GLBTQ Homeless Youth: Their Story

  • 10:50 – 11:00am
  • Break
  • 11:00am – 12:10pm
  • Breakout Session #1:
    • Jonathan Skurnik (with panel discussion)
      Becoming Johanna – a documentary of a Trans Latina’s journey
    • John Sovec
      Putting Out the welcome mat: making your organization welcoming to the Trans community
    • Jen Bailey
      How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being Bisexual; Forming Healthy Identities on the Sexual Orientation
  • 12:15 – 1:00pm
  • Lunch
    • Lunch
    • Networking
    • Resource Fair
  • 1:30 – 2:30pm
  • Keynote #2: Rabbi Rachel Bat-Or & Panel

    Creating a Public Narrative: the Story of Self, Us, Now

  • 2:35 – 3:45pm
  • Breakout Session #2
    • Estela Andujo
      Knowing and Experiencing Gender Fluidity through Stories of Three Transgender Youth
    • Chris Tompkins
      Messages from the Playground: Embracing All Youth and Preventing Bullying Before it Begins
    • Cadyn Gathers
      Becoming an LBGTQIA-Affirmative Therapist: Why Simply Being Friendly Isn’t Enough
    • Christine Graham
      Teaching Public Speaking & Storytelling: A Key Part of Cultivating LGBTQ Youth Advocates and Instructors in LA County
  • 3:45 – 3:55pm
  • Cookie and Coffee Break
  • 3:55 – 5:00pm
  • Breakout Session #3
    • Crystal Cedillo
      Best Practices for Communicating about Sensitive Sexual + Reproductive Health Topics: Supporting GLBT Youth in Foster Care
    • Wendy Ashley
      Collaborative Safety and Treatment Planning with Transgender Youth of Color
    • Maribel Mancillas
      From the Streets to Detention Embracing Identity – A Clinical Approach
  • 4:30 – 5:00pm
  • Closing
    • Turn in Evaluations and CEU packets
    • Certificates of Attendance
    • Sign out for Group Home Administrator CEU’s