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[CONNECT] Sparkle, Pop, Boom: Staying Grounded Amid Fireworks and Festivities
July 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive social connection.
Some of us look forward to July 4. Some of us dread it. We’ll chat about the range of emotions people have with the 4th of July. Many trans and non-binary folks (and other!) live with trauma in their past, may be neurodivergent, or have other memories from prior holidays that impact how they interact with this holiday. We’ll talk about some specific strategies for how folks who may have difficulties with the sounds and flashing lights can stay grounded.
Use computer audio or dial in:
+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 949 3594 0682
CONNECT CHAT & SUPPORT is facilitated by michael munson.
michael is as an out trans-masculine femme. He embraces many overlapping identities, including being radically queer, gender-fluid, a person living with multiple disabilities, a passionate worker, proud parent, strong and tender partner, empathic bodyworker, arts-lover, and tree-hugger.
All groups are trans and queer led.
About CONNECT Coffee, Tea and WE chat support:
CONNECT groups will meet three times each week with a different focus for each session. Thursdays from 6-7:30pm will be a chat-focused, supportive time to share what’s on your mind, and have some focused discussion on a specific topic.
Coffee, Tea and WE is a gently moderated time that allows people to share what’s going on in their lives, connect with others, and feel support during these tough times.
Groups offer opportunities to connect with new and old friends, reduce isolation and loneliness, and have some fun in the process!
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.
Additional funding support for this event provided by Victims of Crime Act Subgrant No. 2015-VO-01-15356 awarded by the Wisconsin Department of Justice Office of Crime Victim Services under a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime.