SOGIC: The Kids are All Right 

Jun. 23, 2022
Online

SOGIC: The Kids are All Right

This presentation will focus on the hurdles being developed across Canada and the US to thwart attempts by queer students to organize safe communities for themselves and others in their schools. While we saw the Alberta government scale back protections of queer and trans students under 2019's Bill 8, this topic has come back into the mainstream after seeing the introduction of "Don't Say Gay" bills in states across the U.S. In Saskatchewan, advocates say there is a lack of comprehensive legal protections for Two-Spirit, queer and trans students in schools. Being informed on these topics will allow attendees to discuss the intricacies of any proposed policies from the Saskatchewan government and get a better sense of the questions that potential clients might have on their rights in education systems in the province.

Date/Time: Thursday June 23, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm (SK) | Zoom Webinar
Speaker(s): Jacq Brasseur, CEO & Principal Consultant, Ivy & Dean Consulting
Section Chair: Barton Soroka, Gerrand Rath Johnson LLP
Cost: Free for CBA Members

Jacq Brasseur (they/them) has worked as a registered social worker in the province since 2015 specializing in 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and has a Masters of Education in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Regina. Today, Jacq applies their professional and academic experience in their role of CEO & Principal Consultant at Ivy & Dean Consulting, a consulting firm that supports small and medium sized organizations to bring equity, social justice & anti-oppression into the non-profit boardroom. Jacq brings over a decade of queer focused experience in volunteering, governance, and effective change to all the work that they do.

The Law Society of Saskatchewan has approved this Webinar for one hour (1.0) of Continuing Professional Development.

This will be a zoom webinar so you can join via your computer or phone. We will provide instructions when you register of how to access Zoom if you are not familiar with this format.

 

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