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Sensitivity Training: Being a Strong Ally
May 20, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
‘Culture’ is a shared set of knowledge, beliefs, customs, morals and habits. Many of us are unaware of our culture, because we grow up in it and consider it normal. It’s important as volunteer managers to look at the best ways to work with a rich and diverse volunteers base. Please join us for an exciting discussion about the evolutions of gender. During this discussion, we will talk about how assigned identities at birth are becoming a thing of the past and learn about expanding gender identities!
Speaker Info: Presentation by Drian Juarez,
Program Manager, Transgender Economic Empowerment Project
Drian Juarez serves as Program Manager for the LA LGBT
Center’s Transgender Economic Empowerment Project (TEEP),
consulting on Transgender issues in the workplace and assisting
in developing programs for communities endeavoring to help
Transgender people get back to work. She has taught over 500
employers in law enforcement, government entities and
businesses on the unique issues faced by the Transgender