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Sunday, February 14 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
LGBTQ Suicide Prevention in the Deep South: Challenges, Strategies, and Successes

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SOJOURN: Southern Jewish Resource Network for Gender and Sexual Diversity travels across the rural Deep South (Alabama, Georgia, the Carolinas) to train local teachers, mental health providers, juvenile justice professionals, and social workers in LGBTQ suicide prevention. Learn some of their strategies for working in hostile environments and techniques for creating safety in challenging spaces while experiencing some of their most popular games, techniques, and reflection activities.


Robbie Medwed

Robbie Medwed is the Assistant Director of SOJOURN where he oversees their educational programming and outreach, including their award-winning safe space, LGBT inclusion, and suicide prevention workshops and training seminars. Robbie holds a master's degree in Jewish education from... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 3:30pm - 4:45pm EST
  LGBT  Social Justice