Thursday February 28, 2013          from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM PST

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Center for Young Women's Development
832 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

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Emma Mayerson
Alliance for Girls

S.H.E Conference 

Championing Safe Healthy & Empowered Girls

Alliance for Girls, a coalition of Bay Area girl-serving organizations, invites you to join local thought leaders, activists, advocates, service providers and influencers for an afternoon of learning, connecting and sharing.  

Together we can ensure that every girl is safe, healthy and empowered!


                   Kate Kendell, Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights                           

Gena Castro Rodriguez            Kate Kendell                               Ann Lehman
Youth Justice Institute   National Center for Lesbian Rights     Department on the Status of Women
      Co-founder           Executive Director                   Policy Director


Conference Agenda

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Food and Informal Networking. 
    • 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Conference Sessions. Each session will begin with a short presentation, followed by action-oriented, workshop style discussions.
    • Session One: A brief report on Alliance for Girls' progress and development thus far. 
    • Session Two:  Research on the status of Bay Area girls presented by the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women and the San Francisco Department of Behavioral and Health Services. 
    • Session Three: Girls and Trauma with Gena Castro Rodriguez. A presentation on girls' unique manifestations of trauma and how to identify indicators early. 
    • Keynote Speaker: Lessons from the LGBT movement: how girls can become center stage in the public discourse, with Kate KendallExecutive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. 
    • 5:00 pm: Adjourn.