Workshops announced for GSAFE’s Fall Youth Unity Summit

by | Nov 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Register today for our Youth Unity Summit on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at UW Milwaukee!

GSAFE hosts two day-long conferences every school year, one in the spring and one in the fall.  These conferences are open to middle school and high school students, as well as to GSA advisors and other school professionals who are supporting GSAs and other clubs working toward justice for all students.  These conferences provide an opportunity for students and school professionals across Wisconsin to network and obtain skills that they can take back to their schools.

To register, have each student and adult attending fill out our 2017 Youth Unity Summit Registration Form. Please note that registration closes on Monday, December 4th. Registration forms can be emailed to Sawyer or mailed to GSAFE at the address below. If you intend to bring registration forms day-of, please call ahead of time with a headcount and registrant information.

GSAFE Attn: Sawyer Johnson

122 E. Olin Ave. Ste. #290

Madison, WI 53703


Pricing Schedule

Register between October 17th-November 8th: $15/student

Register between November 9th-November 26th: $20/student

Register between November 27th-December 4th: $30/student

We have sliding scale scholarships available and are happy to talk through this with you. Please email Sawyer or call us at (608) 661-4141 to discuss scholarship options.

Please note that lunch is on your own and not provided at this event.  Check out restaurant options at the UWM Student Union here.


Youth Unity Summit Schedule and Content

Schedule subject to change:

9:00 a.m. – Registration Opens

9:30 a.m. – Soft Open

10:00 a.m. – Workshop Session #1

11:00 a.m. – Lunch on your own 

Noon – Workshop Session #2

1:00 p.m. – Afternoon Large Group Session

2:00 p.m. – Evaluation and Soft Close


The following workshops have been confirmed for the December 8th summit:

  • Activism in Social Media: Telling Your Story
  • How to Run an Inclusive GSA
  • Watch Your Language (Decoding Oppressive Language)
  • Know Your Rights!
  • Safe Dates
  • Racial Justice Primer for White Folks
  • Trans Femmes
  • School Advocacy
  • Consent Culture
  • Arts and Activism
  • Asexuality/Aromanticism
  • Consent Culture
  • Advisor Roundtables
  • And More!

Confirmed guest presenters include:

  • ACLU Wisconsin
  • Black & Pink Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Nikki Cross
  • PATCH Teen Educators

To get updates on GSA conferences and other programming, send an email to [email protected] and ask to be added to our email list.

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