Northwest LGBTA Youth Conference for Hope

This conference was inspired by the 2009 LGBTQIA Youth Conference for Hope, hosted by the Odyssey Youth Center in Spokane, Washington. Lion’s Pride was challenged by the original creators of the conference to host the next conference in Idaho in the summer of 2011. So the Lion’s Pride Cubs was created just for that task. Our youth were so excited about the idea of having the conference at home that we could not pass up the opportunity.

This year’s conference will focus on helping families with youth heal from the complications that the coming out of a loved one can bring upon a family. Together with our partners and sponsors we will do this through the education, discussion, and workshops that will give families more tools to encourage healing.

If you have youth ages 25 and under and your family has a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender family member, this is the conference for you. Bring your questions, your family, and expect to meet other families in the same situation that your family is in.

Conference Date: July 15 – 17, 2011 Friday to Sunday
Location: Silverstone Plaza
3405 E. Overland Drive
Meridian, ID 83642

Deadline to register is May 31, 2011
Register at www.lionspridecubs.org/registration
The conference is free to all who register by the deadline, thanks to our sponsors.
A limited number of hotel room scholarships are available to out of town guests.  Register now before they are all gone!

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