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[CONNECT] Book Discussion: Advice from the Lights

May 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT


Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive social connection. All groups are trans and queer led.


Book Discussion: Advice from the Lights (author Stephanie Burt)
Woodland Pattern has provided books for community members to read ahead of this discussion group.  At this session, we’ll read selected poems from trans author, Stephanie Burt’s book of poetry, Advice from the Lights.  Join in to listen and discuss! Get your own (free) book ahead of time by emailing Peter Burzynski peterb@woodlandpattern.org.

Zoom link


Use computer audio or dial in:

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)

Meeting ID: 930 8477 0642


Facilitator: Loree Cook-Daniels

Loree Cook-Daniels is the Policy and Program Director for FORGE.  Cook-Daniels has been a policy analyst and advocate for LGBT issues for more than 40 years, and began working on anti-violence issues in the 1980s. With degrees in Women’s Studies and Conflict Management and a Certificate in Trauma Counseling, Cook-Daniels provides training, technical assistance, and/or services to transgender sexual violence survivors and the professionals who serve them under grants from the U.S. Office of Violence Against Women.

About CONNECT Structured events:

CONNECT groups will meet three times each week with a different focus for each session. Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:30pm are structured events, with speakers, writing sessions, book readings, workshops, other engaging and interactive activities.
Groups offer opportunities to connect with new and old friends, reduce isolation and loneliness, and have some fun in the process!
All groups are trans and queer led.

PACT NOW = Preventing and Assisting with COVID-19 among Trans and Non-binary Wisconsinites.  PACT NOW is a partnership between FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic.
This project is funded by the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment at the Medical College of Wisconsin.


May 20, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
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