• Make Lemonade (map)
  • 326 Adelaide Street West
  • Toronto, ON, M5V 1P8
  • Canada

No one ever starts out perfect or unproblematic, and no one ever reaches the finish line on becoming a more inclusive, intersectional ally. Checking your privilege, being open to experiences and perspectives other than your own, and learning about different identities is a continual process. This workshop helps you along as you navigate the various stages of this process and your own personal journey. 


THE CLASS

In this workshop, participants work together to troubleshoot their way through specific roadblocks they are experiencing. Over the course of 3 hours, we workshop copy and/or images from their website, discuss social media strategies like hashtags, and collaboratively problem-solve so that participants walk away with solutions that they can apply immediately to their own business. 

This workshop is perfect for those who have taken Part 1 or who already feel comfortable with the vocabulary of LGBTQ-inclusivity.

THE EXPERTS

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Margeaux Feldman is a queer and disabled writer and educator committed to community building and anti-oppression. Margeaux holds a Certificate in Community Engaged Learning and is currently pursuing a PhD in English Literature and Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto. She also works at the Conflict Resolution Centre at U of T, where she uses a trauma-informed approach to support graduate students. Margeaux’s writing can be found in GUTS Magazine, The Puritan Magazine, FEELS Zine, and The Vault. Follow Margeaux, @floral.manifesto.

Tanya Neumeyer is a queer poet and educator committed to access and equity. Tanya has lead workshops for youth and adults since 2008, with training in the Art of Hosting and Nonviolent Communication. Tanya celebrates Pride year round at instagram.com/tanyaneumeyer and was recently gay married.

AGENDA

6:15 Check-in
6:30 Workshop begins
9:15 Leave feeling recharged, energized and like you actually learned something.

HOT TIP(S)

  • Refreshments will be provided, but feel free to bring a lil snack.

  • FREE spots (limited) are always reserved for Make Lemonade members. Not a member yet? Join the club!

$30 We recognize everyone’s financial situation is different. If you want to attend this event, but the cost is a barrier, send a note to emily@makelemonade.ca for 50% off.