The Game Change Educational Conference is scheduled at the Student Union on Wednesday Aug. 13. The conference is designed to provide professional development opportunities through the exploration of LGBTQ issues in sports and culture in the 21st century, with an emphasis on LGBTQ elder, youth and transgender issues.
The conference will be held during the 2014 Gay Games taking place in Akron and Cleveland. Attendees will experience an exciting mix of learning, policy development and face-to-face networking. The registration fee includes access to all conferences sessions and materials, lunch and a post-conference reception.
The Game Change conference is sponsored by the Community AIDS Network/Akron Pride Initiative (CANAPI), Jewish Family Services, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Gay Community Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation, Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network of Northeast Ohio, The University of Akron and the Federation of Gay Games.
Registration is $20 through July 31, and $25 after that date. To register and learn more about the conference, visit the CANAPI website.