The PFLAG Council of Northern Illinois is hosting a day-long PFLAG Conference on Saturday, Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 916 E. Central Rd., Arlington Heights.
The event will feature nationally renowned speaker and The Gender Cool Project founder Gearah Goldstein, who will provide the keynote: "LGBTQIA+ Positivity: Moving Beyond the 'Surviving To Thriving' Narrative." In addition, Goldstein is providing a workshop on "Impactful Public Speaking."
Also, Equality Illinois Director of Policy Mike Ziri will speak on "Advocacy & Policy: How to Create Change;" a panel discussion will explore "Creating Inclusive Middle Schools;" and Jamie Curtis, director of chapter engagement from PFLAG National will headline the forum "Create Thriving Chapters."
Visit www.eventbrite.com/e/the-power-of-positivity-time-to-thrive-tickets-50202326510 .