Events / Current Issues in LGBTQ Health featuring Eileen Pagán: Supporting and Lifting LGBTQ+ Youth of Color Experiences

Current Issues in LGBTQ Health featuring Eileen Pagán: Supporting and Lifting LGBTQ+ Youth of Color Experiences

October 4, 2017
12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Stonewall Conference Room, 625 N. Michigan Ave Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611

A photo of Eileen Pagán.

We invite you to join us for our “Current Issues in LGBTQ Health” lecture series featuring Eileen Pagán! Eileen will be presenting a lecture titled “Supporting and Lifting LGBTQ+ Youth of Color Experiences.”

 

Eileen Pagán, M.A.T., is a boricua femme genderqueer art therapist and activist from the south and uses they/them pronouns. Eileen recently graduated from Adler University with a double masters degree in Art Therapy and Mental Health Counseling and began their career at Center on Halsted with the Youth Department. During their time there, they created a Clinical Youth Training Program that aims to support LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. Rooted in southern community organizing and social justice, Eileen recently made a giant leap to Atlanta, GA and is currently working as an Art Therapist at the National Youth Advocate Program building LGBTQ competency in the foster care system. During their down time, they organize with local grass root organization Southerners On New Ground (SONG) working towards queer and PoC liberation in the South.

 

This lecture will be on Wednesday, October 4th from 12:45-2:15 pm in the Stonewall Conference Room of 625 N. Michigan Suite 1400. Lunch will be served. For those who would like to attend remotely, we will be streaming this lecture remotely on BlueJeans.

 

This event has reached capacity! We encourage you to join us remotely via BlueJeans.

 

Poster for Eileen Pagan Current Issues talk