National Conference on Gender for Youth
Posted by on May 6, 2005
$150 OFF of the National Conference on Gender for Youth!
The Gender Public Advocacy Coalition (GPAC) is gearing up for the 2005 National Conference on Gender (NCG), and we want you to be involved this year! To help you attend the NCG, GPAC is offering $50 registration (that’s $150 off!) or $50 off of the package deal to all youth associated with Youth Pride. The package deal includes registration to the conference and a shared hotel room for 3 nights. Register today and receive full registration to the National Conference on Gender. To take advantage of this discount, please register online at http://www.gpac.org/register and simply enter $150 in the scholarship field if you are only interested in registration, or enter $50 in the scholarship field if you want to take advantage of the package deal. Also, enter “Youth Discount” in the Special Needs section.
The 5th National Conference on Gender and 10th National Gender Lobby Day will be held this year from May 20-22, 2005 at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City in Washington, DC. The conference is a three-day gathering of parents, youth, activists and academics focused on gender politics, strategy, and policy and encourages an understanding of the connections between gender and race, class, sexual orientation, and disability. Keynote addresses will be provided by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, a pioneer in the field of queer theory; Carol Evans, CEO and President of Working Mother magazine; and Anne Fausto-Sterling, Professor of Biology and Gender Studies. Other speakers include former NFL player, Don McPherson and former President of the National Organization for Women, Patricia Ireland and many more!
The Gender Public Advocacy Coalition works to end discrimination and violence caused by gender stereotypes. The organization’s goals of safer environments for children, safer schools for youth, safer communities, and fairer workplaces are met through programs in Public Education, the GenderYOUTH Network, the Workplace Fairness project, and a new network of parents and practitioners to be launched at this year’s conference, Children As They Are.
For more information about the National Conference on Gender, or to register, please call 202.462.6610 or visit us online at http://www.gpac.org/ncg.
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