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Writing it Out (09-10-2020)

September 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

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Description:

Feelings are running high these days.  Many of us are frustrated, angry, sad. Some of us are tapped into feelings of hopelessness and unrest with the state of the world.  (Some of us might also be able to take moments where we can experience the beauty of the budding fall.)  Where ever you are — whatever you are feeling — join us for a time to express yourself and share with others.

 

Zoom link

https://forge-forward.zoom.us/j/98855097818

Use computer audio or dial in:

+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

Meeting ID: 988 5509 7818

 

Presenter: Matthew Lewis

Matthew Lewis is a Black Queer poet, community health promoter, and unapologetic Aquarius.  He has a bachelor’s degree in English-Creative Writing and Gender Studies from the UW-Madison.  He currently works as a Clinical Program Coordinator for the Medical College of Wisconsin. Matthew has strong passions for storytelling, R&B music, and Food Network TV.

 

ASL, Captions, and Trans/Queer-led

Events will have an ASL interpreter and AI-generated closed captioning.  Please reach out with any access needs. Support focused groups are trans and queer led.

 

ABOUT events

FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic have created a series of events for trans+/non-binary community members, loved ones, and supporters, to come together for support, connection, learning, and empowerment.  Participants will have the opportunity to find community, feel less isolated, and learn new skills and information.

Initiated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many topics focus on medical and mental health issues, coping strategies, access to public benefits, links to resources, where/how to access support, creative expression, and some time to have some fun.

Sit back. Or lean in.

If you miss the live events, many will be recorded!  (Recordings available at: https://www.youtube.com/c/FORGEForwardTrans)

 

Thank you to our funders:

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.

 

Details

Date:
September 10, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
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