Los Angeles LGBT Center to Host 360: A Health & Empowerment Fair for LBTQ Women on April 29 - Los Angeles LGBT Center

Los Angeles LGBT Center to Host 360: A Health & Empowerment Fair for LBTQ Women on April 29

April 17, 2017
Contact: Gil Diaz

The Los Angeles LGBT Center will host 360, a health and empowerment fair for LBTQ women, on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Held at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, the free event will include informative workshops and a resource fair focused on self-care and resistance. Los Angeles-based educator, storyteller, activist, and consultant Amita Swadhin (who goes by the pronouns they/them/theirs) is the keynote speaker, in which they will discuss what an intersectional and sustainable approach to resistance looks like for the next four years. In January, Swadhin testified on behalf of survivors of sexual violence and LGBT Americans in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee against Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination as the U.S. Attorney General.

Free lunch and beverages will be provided.

Workshops include Cervical Cancer/HPV Prevention and Screening; Digital Privacy in the Trump Era; Empowerment through BDSM; Lesbian Love Addiction; Pilates & Yoga; Second Parent and Step-Parent Adoption; Social Justice and Utilizing Technology to Move the Needle with Your Cause; and Staying Healthy as You Age.

Resource Fair participants include the Center’s Audre Lorde Health Program for lesbian and bi women; Alzheimer’s Association; Angel City Derby Girls; Bienestar Human Services; California Cryobank; East Los Angeles Women’s Center; Everybody Gym; Ovarian Psycos Bicycle Brigade; Planned Parenthood; The Pleasure Chest; SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders); Santa Ana Friends Community Center/Friends Research Institute; Still Bisexual; Stuzo Clothing; SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice); [email protected] Coalition; The Wall Las Memorias Project; The Women’s Center for Creative Work; and YMCA.

360 Health & Empowerment Fair for LBTQ Women
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s day-long, free conference dedicated to protecting LBTQ women’s minds, bodies, and rights in challenging times, with informative workshops, health screenings, keynote speech, a resource fair, and more.

Saturday, April 29
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Los Angeles LGBT Center
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038

NOTE: Parking is limited. Free valet parking for 140 spots on a first-come, first-served basis.

FREE (includes lunch and beverages)

For more information and a full rundown of events, visit lalgbtcenter.org/360.

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Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. Today the Center's more than 600 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy. We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world; a world in which LGBT people can be healthy, equal and complete members of society. Learn more at lalgbtcenter.org.

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