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Queer & Trans Family Support Conference

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Saturday, February 25th, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
AGAPE School | 1037 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55104
lunch provided | free parking

Are you the parent, caregiver, or supportive adult of an LGBTQ+ youth? Is your child out… or questioning gender or sexual identity?

If so, this event is for you! The Bridge for Youth, Minneapolis Public Schools and St. Paul Public School’s GSDPAC are bringing together experts in education, adolescent development, and mental health. Click here for more information and to register.

Attend a Mission Tour!

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Attend a one-hour Mission Tour to learn first-hand about the difference The Bridge for Youth makes in our community. Tours are held the first Thursday of each month, with alternating times in the early morning or late afternoon.

Upcoming dates and times:

June 1, 2017         5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

July 6, 2017          7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

August 3, 2017     5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.



Email Cynthia to register for a tour.


Parents & Caregivers of LGBTQ Youth: Forum Scheduled for April 30, 2016

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 The Bridge for Youth along with Saint Paul Public Schools, Minneapolis Public Schools, and St. Paul’s Public School Gender and Sexuality Diversity Parent Advisory Council (GSDPAC) will be hosting a team of experts to share best practices around issues facing LGBTQ youth today. The free event and forum will be held an Saturday April 30th from 9:30 – 3:00 p.m. at St Paul’s Central High School and is designed for parents, caregivers, parents, teachers, social workers and community members, you will learn how to support the LGBTQ teens.
Some topics include:
* Gender and Sexuality 101
* Advocating for your LGBTQ+ Child in School Setting
* Tips to be a Supportive Presence for your LGBTQ+ Youth
* Adolescent Years: Crushes, Dating, Sex and Love
To register please call Fran at 612-230-6668.  For more details on the event, please click here.

Get to know our New Executive Director!

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Executive Director, Michelle Basham

On February 2nd, The Bridge for Youth welcomed Michelle Basham as the new Executive Director.

Please join us for an opportunity to meet Michelle and hear her vision for the The Bridge’s future:

A Conversation with Michelle Basham
When: Tuesday, April 12th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Bridge for Youth Community Room
1111 West 22nd Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Save the date! More details to follow in the upcoming months. We hope you can make it!