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Los Angeles Allies Workshop
September 18, 2016 at 5:15 am - 7:30 pm
Eshel-Los Angeles presents an:
Changing the LGBT Conversation in the Orthodox Community
A workshop for anyone interested in creating a more open environment, whether or not you are directly connected to someone who is gay
Sunday, Sept 18 / No fee / RSVP required
Hosted at the law offices of Nelson Hardman
11835 West Olympic Blvd., 9th Floor
9:15 am – Breakfast and Registration
9:30 am – 11:30 am – Interactive Program and Discussion
During this workshop you will:
• Get resources on how to address tough questions from children and adults
• Understand what words to use that embrace rather than alienate
• Explore how to respond positively to negative comments about LGBT people
• Discuss how we can make our institutions more inclusive
Eshel-Los Angeles works to create positive conversation and culture surrounding LGBT issues in the Los Angeles Orthodox community. We strive to make our community welcoming and embracing of LGBT children, teens, adults and their families.
Eshel is a national organization that creates community and acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews and their families in Orthodox communities.
Steering Committee: Rena Selya Cohen, Julie Gruenbaum Fax, Susan Fink, Rachel Fried, Josh Kahn, Jeremy Mittman, Shep Rosenman, Miriam Heller Stern.