The 2021 Carolina Conference on Queer Youth is officially less than one month away,

Event organizers are encouraging business professionals and college graduate and undergraduate students not to miss this opportunity to join otherss from around the country to learn more about how to support, uplift, and celebrate LGBTQ+ youth in all capacities in today’s hybrid world.

Time Out Youth Center, UNC Charlotte’s Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement and Bank of America are hosts for the annual event.

The ninth annual and now second virtual Carolina Conference on Queer Youth will be held via Zoom on Friday, October 15, from 9 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. The theme for the 2020 conference is Educate. Engage. Empower: Adapting to the future and meeting youth where they are in a hybrid world.

At deadline organizers were still in the process of collecting proposals for virtual sessions this year. All sessions will be one hour and all selected presenters will receive a $100 honorarium for their time. Registration for this year’s conference continues to be open for the 2021 conference. Please visit the Time Out Youth website to register. All registered participants will get more information, including an agenda and session details closer to the date of the conference.

The Carolina Conference on Queer Youth brings together educators, support staff, counselors, therapists, helping professionals, individuals in higher education, community members, and Undergraduate and Graduate students from across North Carolina to discuss topics supporting LGBTQ youth in the region. Please take note: this event is only for professionals in the community, undergraduate and graduate students. Middle and High School students are not permitted to register or attend this event. However, a similar special event for Middle and High School students is in the works. 

For additional information, visit the host website here.

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