Callie Wright presents "Changing Hearts and Minds: Activism in Everyday Conversations"

We tend to think about activism in terms of protests, marches, speeches, lobbying to make better laws, YouTube videos, and podcasts. Those things are all great and important. But our special guest thinks there's lots of important activism that happens in our everyday conversations with our coworkers, families, and peers. After this talk, you'll be better equipped to change hearts and minds in your everyday interactions with those around you. You'll feel more empowered to make a difference, even if the flashier side of activism isn't your thing.

Timeline for this Event:
10:30 Coffee & Conversation
11:00 Announcements & Presentation
12:30 Q&A Ends

Those who wish to seek a local eatery after the event will find a number of options in the neighborhood for lunch or brunch, including Starbucks, Pizza Mart, The Hamilton Kitchen, Dime, Queen City BBQ, Billy's Diner, and the Allentown Brew Works.

There is no charge for this event, as we strive to make as much of our programming as possible accessible to all. However, donations will be accepted to offset the cost of our regular ongoing expenses.

Street parking is free on Sundays, but please note there is construction in the area. We suggest arriving early if you've never been to the location. Garage parking is available in the Community Deck accessible from 6th and Walnut Streets (both one way) and only costs a few dollars.

Callie Wright is an activist, speaker, and host of the podcast Queersplaining (formerly The Gaytheist Manifesto, which explored the intersection of the atheist movement and the LGBTQ rights movement). Callie came out as a transgender woman in the summer of 2013, with a mission to be a voice for the LGBTQ community in the atheist movement, and a voice for secularism in the LGBTQ community. Callie has been a regular on the convention circuit in the atheist community, educating and advocating for the LGBT community and the trans community in particular.

March 03, 2019 at 11:00am - 12:30pm
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
522 W Maple St
Allentown, PA 18101
United States
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Jason Brocious · · 4848969045
Heather Lipkin

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  • Heather Lipkin
    rsvped 2019-02-21 11:54:38 -0500