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Building Community for QTPOC

Presented by The University of Akron at Leigh Hall, Room 214, Akron OH

Mar 06 2023
Building Community for QTPOC

The University of Akron Leigh Hall

Join a free panel discussion on priorities for advocacy for queer and transgender people of color, strategies for community building, and opportunities for allyship.

This event will bring together a panel of leaders within the Akron LGBTQ+ community to speak to priorities for advocacy for QTPOC, strategies for community building, and opportunities for allyship. Panelists will include speakers from various community organizations serving LGBTQ+ residents of Northeast Ohio.

This event is part of The University of Akron’s Rethinking Race event series, a two-week forum of events focused on facilitating “courageous conversations designed to promote inclusive excellence” regarding race and race-related issues. Thank you to our Rethinking Race sponsors the County of Summit ADM Board, Mercury Plastics, Goodyear, FirstEnergy Foundation, FedEx Custom Critical, Alpha Phi Alpha Foundation of Akron, Ilene Shapiro’s Summit County Department of Job and Family Services, the Akron Community Foundation, the City of Akron, Philip and Paulette Thompson, and Dr. Sheldon Wrice.


Free event, open to the public.

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Leigh Hall, Room 214

308 Buchtel Commons, Akron, OH 44304


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