Pinta Pride Project participating in virtual LGBTQ youth training event


BUFFALO GROVE — The Pinta Pride Project, organizers of Buffalo Grove’s Pride celebration, are working with other organizations for the LGBTQ+ Youth and Intersectionality virtual youth event on June 10.

Pinta Pride Project is working with the Human Rights Campaign, the Kenneth Young Center of Schaumburg, Community Networks of Illinois and Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison for the free event.

Workshops include:

  • Know your rights
  • LGBTQ 101 (discussion continued)
  • LGBTQ History and Trivia in Schools (Youth Only)
  • LGBTQ Advocacy 101: Legislative & Electoral Strategies for Furthering Equality
  • Youth Workshop
  • Parents of LGBTQ youth
  • LGBTQ+ Inclusion Youth Panel Discussion

The event is for youth, parents, practitioners, community members and those who work with creating safe and supportive spaces. The event is free but attendance is limited.

People can register at this website.

Presenters include U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Schaumburg), Pinta Pride Project Director Carolyn Pinta, Morrison, HRC Youth ambassador and Pinta Project member Molly Pinta, and HRC Associate Campaign Director Lindsey Clark.