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Upcoming: LGBTQ Heritage meeting Jan. 28; i2i anniversary Jan. 30; Naperville LGBTQ+ youth
2016-01-27

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Meeting on LGBTQ Heritage on Jan. 28

The Leather Archives & Museum, 6418 N. Greenview Ave., is hosting a community meeting for the National Park Service LGBTQ Heritage Initiative on Thursday, Jan. 28, 6-7 p.m.

In 2014, the National Park Service launched the initiative to help with the representation of LGBTQ history and heritage. Megan Springate, the prime consultant for the LGBTQ Heritage Initiative, will discuss the project, what advances have been made and what work still needs to be done.

The meeting is free and open to all who are 18 and older. Visit http://www.nps.gov/history/heritageinitiatives/LGBThistory/.

i2i anniversary celebration Jan. 30

The LGBTQ Asian/Pacific Islander group i2i: Invisible to Invincible will mark its 10th anniversary on Saturday, Jan. 30, 1-5 p.m. at the Japanese American Service Committee, 4427 N. Clark St.

Hors d'oeuvres will be served, and there will be a silent auction.

The suggested donation is $5. Also, i2i is seeking help in reaching its fundraising goal of $2.016; see bit.ly/i2ipride10th. Also, visit Chicagoi2i.org .

Full Windy City Times calendar of events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .

March 4 Naperville event to focus on LGBTQ+ youth

The DuPage Community Network will present "LGBTQ+ Youth: Incorporating Affirming Policies, Practices and Supporting Intersectionality in Schools" on Friday, March 4, at BMO Harris Bank, 1200 E. Warrenville Rd., Naperville, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Jeremy Majeski, from Berwyn School District 100, will deliver the keynote address, presenting the policy the district implemented in 2015 to support transgender students. Topics that will be discussed are the needs of LGBTQ+ youth of color, among others.

Register at roe2016.eventbrite.com .


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