Prior Engagements

Thank you for your interest in my facilitation services! Here is just a few of the engagements I’ve had over the past 5 years.

2017:

  • January 19th – Presenter – Aurora College – Yellowknife, NT
    • What is social justice? What is advocacy?
  • February 18th – Co-presenter – Fierté Canada Pride – Yellowknife, NT
    • Inclusion of Youth in Pride & LGBTQ+ Organizing

2016:

  • April 25th – Presenter – CCUNESCO School’s Conference – Winnipeg, MB
    • presented on youth engagement and the importance of making a difference
  • April 14th – Facilitator – Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife – Yellowknife, NT
    • Gender – co-facilitated a workshop on trans identities and gender expression
  • April 13th – Panelist – Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife – Yellowknife, NT
    • Fighting Intolerance & Raising Awareness – discussing supporting queer and trans people in education, health and social services
  • April 12th – Facilitator -Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife – Yellowknife, NT
    • Facing Barriers – co-facilitated a workshop on the barriers LGBTQ+ people face in health, education and social services
  • April 11th – Facilitator -Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife – Yellowknife, NT
    • LGBTQ+ 101 – co-facilitated a workshop on the basics of LGBTQ+ identity and issues

2015:

  • February 3rd – Panelist – Campion College – Regina, SK
    • Listening: Finding the Call to Love – discussing queerness and Catholicism
  • January 7th – Presenter – St. Patrick’s High School – Yellowknife, NT
    • Supporting Trans Kids – presented on how staff and administrators can support trans students in a school setting

2014:

  • September 2nd – Speaker – The New Canada Conference – Charlottetown, PEI
    • Canadian Queer Issues 201: Looking Deeper than “Gay” Marriage – spoke about the complexities of being Canadian and queer in today’s Canada
  • May 5th – Facilitator – Canadian University Queer Services Conference – Ottawa, ON
    • Am I Even Still Queer? Having Heterosexual-presenting Relationships in Queer Spaces – facilitated discussion surrounding bisexuality, monosexism and identity
  • May 4th – Co-Facilitator – Canadian University Queer Services Conference – Ottawa, ON
    • Fighting Racism & Heterocissexism: Racialized and White Queers Coming Together – facilitated discussion whiteness (including my own) and how it perpetuates racism within queer communities

2013:

  • August 10th – Facilitator – NWT Pride – Yellowknife, NT
    • Rainbow Families – facilitated discussion surrounding LGBTQ+ identity and family relationships
  • August 10th – Co-Facilitator – NWT Pride – Yellowknife, NT
    • Capitalism and Prides – facilitated discussion on the capitalistic focus of the LGBTQ+ pride movement
  • May 2nd – Facilitator – Canadian University Queer Services Conference, St. John’s, NL
    • Transgender Identity & Intersections: Racism, Colonialism, Ableism and Classism – facilitated discussion surrounding trans identity and intersections with systemic forms of oppression
  • February 19th – Facilitator – It Gets Better Yellowknife, Yellowknife, NT
    • How to be an Ally – facilitated discussion about how to be supportive to LGBTQ+ people in our lives
  • February 18th – Facilitator – It Gets Better Yellowknife, Yellowknife, NT
    • Identities 101 – facilitated discussion about numerous queer identities and issues and how they related to one another