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Sunday, July 10 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Telling Your Story, One Moment at a Time

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Learn about the benefits of sharing your experiences with others. Create community and connections by writing about specific moments along your journey with a transgender or gender non-conforming child. Education, advocacy and awareness are positive by-products of blogging. Understand the emotional effects on others who discover, through your writing, that they are not alone. Three vocal “Ally Moms” of trans* children will share their experiences and teach participants how to start their own blog. Because of one woman’s willingness to open up and be very public about her family’s journey a group called Ally Moms was formed. Each of the presenters is an active voice within Ally Moms that has international reach. 

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avatar for Janna Barkin

Janna Barkin

Janna Barkin and her husband Gabriel live in Marin County, California. Together they’ve raised three children. Their youngest is transgender. A lifelong learner, Janna loves experiencing new things and giving back to the community. She has worked as a preschool teacher/director, a certified childbirth educator, and currently teaches yoga. Janna started and co-facilitates a support group for parents and caregivers of transgender children. She is... Read More →
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Sandra Collins, PhD

Executive Director & Founder, EnGender / Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp
Sandra Collins, PhD is the founder of the Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp, the non-profit engender, has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and is a member of several Diversity and Inclusion Committees for area non-profits. Sandra was inspired to create the camp based on her own daughter’s experiences. The camp prepares gender diverse youth to be self-advocates and to feel empowered in a safe, comfortable community. enGender runs camps... Read More →
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Roz Keith

Board President, Founder, Stand with Trans
Roz Keith is a Writer/blogger of CallHimHunter, a blog with an international readership, creator of Ally Moms, a growing support network of 50 + women who have transgender or gender non-conforming children, and founder of Stand with Trans, a 501(c)(3), whose mission is to provide transgender youth with the tools they need to feel confident, validated and loved so they can transition and live authentically. Roz also co-facilitates an ongoing... Read More →


Sunday July 10, 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm
Dante 220

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