Pronoun Panic: A Survival Guide to the Latest Moral Apocalypse
A.K.A. How to be a Supportive Adult to the LGBTQIA+ Youth in Your Life Presenter: Casey Hinebaugh, Therapist, Ophelia’s Place A presentation on navigating the ever-evolving language, expression, and needs of LGBTQIA+ youth. You will leave this workshop with a greater understanding of the unique developmental experience of youth today and your part in supporting nonjudgmental exploration of identity.
Narcan Training: How to Spot and Reverse an Opioid Overdose
Presenter: Breanna Tupper; CORE: Community Outreach through Radical Empowerment In this workshop, folks will learn how to spot the signs of an opioid overdose, how to use nasal and intramuscular Narcan, and who and how to contact emergency services in case of an overdose. People ages 14 and up are allowed to possess Narcan and the information is useful even to those who do not use drugs or those who do not know people who use drugs.
Anyone Can Be an Ally! Intro to Becoming an LGBTQ+ Ally
Presenter: Kendra Rivera, Communication Instructor, Lane Community College This workshop will introduce folks to a dialogue about being an ally for the LGBTQ+ community by informing about current terminology, exploring positive communication, and providing resources in the Eugene/Springfield community.
Visual Poetry: Creating Short Videos to Highlight Your Poetry
Presenter: Jalen Thompson, local poet This workshop shares some tips on creating and sharing your poetry to social media. Together, we will create a poem that Jalen will perform and record in front of the audience. The final video will be posted on most social platforms.