Matthew’s Place Youth Summit

The Matthew Shepard Foundation is proud to announce the Youth Summit will take place on Saturday, February 19th at Johnson and Wales University, Denver. The Youth Summit is an event to bring LGBT Denver metro high school, college students, and their allies together for a day of dialogue on what can be done to help Erase Hate in our communities and campuses. The day will include a conversation with Betty DeGeneres, a screening of Teaching Tolerance’s documentary, Bullied, and other interactive discussions on what you can do to help make your campus safer for everyone. Betty DeGeneres keynote will be streamed live on the MSF’s BlogTV site at 10:30 am MST. Lunch will be provided and free parking is available.

Saturday, Feb. 19th Event Schedule – Johnson & Wales University, Denver

9-10am: Check in & Registration

10am: Introductions

10:30am: Betty DeGeneres Keynote

Noon: Lunch from Jason’s Deli

12:45pm: Ice Breaker/Get to Know Ya Game

1pm: “How to Create Change Through Advocacy” Presented by One Colorado

2:30pm: Break

2:45pm “Bullied – a teaching tolerance documentary” Screening and Discussion with Trey Malicoat

4pm Wrap Up



With your help we can continue our work to share Matthew's dream of replacing the hate in the world with understanding, compassion, and acceptance.

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