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Inclusive Schools for LGBTQ+ Students: Gender and Racial Justice Seminar

The DuPage Community Network: Professionals Supporting LGBTQ+ youth invites you to join us for our annual conference to continue to address the diverse needs and identities of all of our students. This day of interactive learning and discussion will provide an opportunity for support staff, teachers, administrators and community professionals to be updated on best practices for providing inclusive school environments, particularly focusing this year on gender and racial justice in schools.

Time: Registration begins at 8:00a. The session begins at 8:30a, with a lunch break from 11:15-12:15p. The day will end at 3:00p.

Keynote: Committing to Stop the School to Prison Pipeline presented by Candace Moore, Attorney for the Educational Equity Project at Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights

Workshops Include:

Beyond Diversity: Courageous Conversations About Race presented by Harlem District 122 Equity Leadership Team

Transgender Inclusive Administrative Procedures in Practice presented by Valley View CUSD 365U

Updates in Transgender Student Legal Rights presented by Owen Daniel-McCarter, Illinois Safe School Alliance

Queering the Curriculum presented by AJ Jennings, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance

And more! 

Fee: FREE, 5 CPDUs free for teachers and school personnel

For individuals seeking CEUs for LCSW, LCPC, LMFT, IAODAPCA, Psychology, there is a $15 fee. Checks or Cash will be collected at registration on the day of the event.

Register today at 

If you wish to purchase lunch from BMO, please fill out the following link. Payment will be collected at Registration:


Please contact Carolyn Wahlskog at with any questions.

Earlier Event: February 9
DuPage Community Network Monthly Meeting
Later Event: March 8
Kane Community Network Meeting