From UC LGBTQ Center:
Upcoming Conference on LGBT equality and social justice in Louisville. Scholarship money is still available for students
who want to attend.
Come Together Kentucky 2012
An exciting opportunity for students across the Commonwealth to share ideas, resources, and to learn from one another! Sponsored by JustFund Kentucky, the Statewide Fairness Coalition, Louisville Youth Group, and the University of Louisville Office for LGBT Services
Mar 30, 2012 05:00 PM to
Apr 01, 2012 12:00 PM
University of Louisville, Belknap Campus
The 16th Statewide Conference on LGBT equality and social justice is convening in Louisville, KY on March 30- April 1, 2012!
Come Together Kentucky (CTK) is a conference for college students, high school students, and community members who want to learn more about LGBT identity, social justice, overcoming bullying, and changing the world around them. The weekend-long program will instruct, encourage and invite you to reach for and achieve your goals and aspirations as an activist in the LGBT political, social, and educational movement in Kentucky.
Here at the University of Louisville we are gearing up for an exciting Come Together Kentucky 2012 conference weekend. Here is some of what you can look forward to at the conference:
So you think you can DRAG? U of L’s longest running student fundraising event will provide the opening night's entertainment (It is a drag show. Every year there are in the neighborhood of 500 people at this one event!) Friday March 30th, 2012 @ 7p.m. CTK conference registration includes a ticket to PINK 2012.
Robyn Ochs and Mara Keisling
Special Guest Entertainer:
Comedian Keith McGill
Meet Our Keynote Speakers
Workshop Sessions (including topics such as):
- Local and community organizing for social change
- Faith and spirituality
- Health and wellness
- Social Justice and Fair Trade
- Campus organizing for LGBTQA college students
- Gender inclusivity and positivity
- Anti-racism work in the LGBTQA community
- LGBTQA relationships
- Allies and the LGBTQ community
- Anti-bullying (legislative as well as high school/college efforts)
- Coming out
- Developing positive identities
Designed to provide the opportunity for intentional networking and community building around identity groups or personal interests
As we get closer to the conference, more detailed information about workshop sessions will be made available. Check back frequently to get the latest updates, or visit our Facebook page here.
Register now! Current registration prices continue through March 1.
Come Together Kentucky 2012 seeks to be as economically accessible as possible. To that end, we are offering a limited number of donated registrations that will cover an individual’s registration fee cost.
Request a scholarship here.
- Hotels (coming soon)
- Surfing Service (a place to offer your couch or find one)
Schedule at a Glance