Ally/Advocate Training Camp

Transgender Ally/Advocate Training Camp

Our next class will be held:   July 28-29, 2018* in West Philadelphia, PA.   Click here to register.

*(Please note – we have changed the dates for this summer’s ATC from July 26-27 to July 28-29 to make ATC more accessible for folks who cannot attend due to traditional work schedules.)

Want to be a better ally or advocate for transgender and non-binary individuals?  Come join us for TTI’s Ally/Advocate Training Camp (ATC)!  This two-day class helps participants increase their transgender-related knowledge and provides opportunities to practice the key skills needed by allies to be effective advocates.  Whether you have a family member who has recently come out to you as transgender or non-binary, you want to better support a friend or loved one who is transitioning, are seeking to be a more effective ally in the workplace or you just want to be better informed, ATC will help build your knowledge and skills to be a better ally and advocate!

Our Ally/Advocate Training Camp helps participants:

  • Have a better understanding of what it is like to be transgender or non-binary, and the related opportunities and challenges.
  • Explore the coming out processes for transgender and non-binary people, and how to best beof support as an ally.
  • Have a strong understanding of transgender related terminology, as well as language to avoid.
  • Understand the ways in which gender restrictions impact people of all gender identities and expressions.
  • Understand the key components, nuances and responsibilities that come with being an ally for transgender and non-binary communities.
  • Experience greater comfort and ease with asking for affirming name and pronouns,and correcting others when they misname or misgender a transgender or non-binary person.
  • Having more tools and skills to interrupt microaggressions, bias and prejudice towards transgender and non-binary individuals.
  • Be more confident when advocating for transgender and non-binary individuals, both personally and professionally.
  • Be familiar with the resources available for transgender and non-binary individuals, and their loved ones.
  • Have a better understanding of how to engage in local, state and national advocacy for the rights of transgender and non-binary individuals.

Click here for registration details.

Our next class will be held:   July 28-29, 2018 in West Philadelphia, PA.

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