All sessions held at the Shaker Elementary School Library, Shaker Road, Colonie.
Community members, as well as educators are encouraged to attend.
Session 1: LGBT Students and Families
Presenter: Katherine Romero, LMSW, Social Worker at In Our Own Voices, Albany, NY; Serving the needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People of Color, our Friends and Families.
Date/Time: 10/6, 2016 (Thurs) 4 pm - 7 pm
Session 2: Human Trafficking
Presenters: Deb Fowler and Pat Carley, Eyes Wide Open NENY, Inc. Providing Sanctuary, Healing and Hope for Victims of Human Trafficking
Date/Time: 10/13, 2016 (Thurs) 4 pm -7 pm
Session 3: Alliance for Positive Health: Real Talk
Real Talk is a youth-driven prevention initiative which utilizes technology to assist primarily urban, Black/Latino teens ages 13-17 to develop personal prevention skills.
Presenter: Real Talk representative
Date/Time: 10/20, 2016 (Thurs) 4 pm -7 pm
Session 4: Students in Foster Care
Presenter: Sue Bredice, Co-Director, Village of Colonie Outreach Center
Date/Time: 10/27, 2016 (Thurs) 4 pm -7 pm
Session 5: Refugee and Immigrant Students
Presenter: Jill Peckenpaugh, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
11/ 3, 2016 (Thurs) 4 pm -7 pm