"OUTAging: Summit on Our Possibilities" will take place May 23-25 in Chicago.
With Pride Action Tank hosting, the summit will open with a free reception at Affinity Community Services, 2850 S. Wabash Ave. The remainder of the event will take place at AARP Illinois, 222 N. LaSalle St.
The summit is being organized by a small, diverse planning committee that includes LGBTQ older adults. The Wednesday, May 24, summit day is free to attend and only for LGBTQ older adults who are not paid staff of service providers or related institutions. There is a registration fee for Thursday, May 25, that is targeted to service providers, clinicians, researchers, advocates and others who are interested in improving outcomes for LGBTQ older adults.
Guest keynote speakers include Barbara Satin, transgender activist and assistant faith work director for The National LGBTQ Task Force, and Imani Woody, Ph.D., founding director and president of Mary's House for Older Adults in Washington, D.C. Panel speakers include Dr. Magda Houlberg from Howard Brown Health, Karen Loewy from Lambda Legal, Dr. Adeyemi Oluwatoyin from Stroger Hospital and Serena Worthington from SAGE.
Early-bird registration for May 25 is $35; after May 12, registration is $45. Breakfast and lunch will be provided May 24-25. To register for activities and learn more, go to bit.ly/outaging.