Saturday, February 21, 2015

Workshop Proposal ~ New Extended Deadline!


Submit a program proposal by Friday, March 6, 2015 (New Extended Deadline!). You will be notified by email if your program has been accepted by March 14.

All presenters, including co-presenters, must also apply to attend BlaqOUT and self-identify as Black/African American or of African descent; and as Same Gender Loving, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning or somewhere on the LGBT spectrum.

Please note that all rooms will include a white board, dry erase markers, and a projector. However, you must provide your own laptop. If you are using a Mac, please provide your own adapter for projector use. Internet access will be available for presenters.

Presenter Responsibilities:
  • Lead presenter should communicate conference updates to co-presenters.
  • Presenters are responsible for any copying costs incurred.
  • Presenters are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

We especially encourage you to propose programs that are interactive, create dialogue, or are action-oriented.

Please note your workshop proposal is not complete until you and any co-presenters also apply to attend BlaqOUT.

Deadlines:
  • Proposal submission: Friday, March 6, 2015 (New Extended Deadline!)
  • Proposal acceptance notification: by March 14
  • Registration payment (if accepted to attend): April 3

CLICK HERE to fill out the Workshop Proposal Form!

Monday, February 16, 2015

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FROM MAY 2014
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"Apply to Attend" or "Submit a Workshop"


The links are up to apply to attend or submit a workshop for the Second BlaqOUT Conference on April 10-11, 2015 @ University of California, Riverside.

The workshop proposal form is open: 
Submit a program proposal by Friday, February 20, 2015. You will be notified by email if your program has been accepted by March 14.

The general application to attend is open:
We encourage people to apply early, because of limited space and to give you time to arrange travel and registration fee payment. We will review applications weekly and provide rolling notification regarding your application.

Friday, February 6, 2015

"Apply to Attend" or "Submit a Workshop"

February 6, 2015

The links are up to apply to attend or submit a workshop for the Second BlaqOUT Conference on April 10-11, 2015 @ University of California, Riverside.

We cordially invite all folks who self identify as Black/African American or of African Descent and as Same Gender Loving, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning or somewhere on the LGBTQ Spectrum, to apply to attend.

If you are an ally to our communities, we encourage you to attend the QPOC Conference on May 1-3, 2015 at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The QPOC Conference is open to all individuals.

Through this conference, we hope to create safe and courageous spaces that foster the discussion of issues relevant to those who self identify as Black/African American or of African Communities on the LGBTQ Spectrum. Various Workshops, keynotes, and activities will be designed to unite our community and equip us with the resources necessary to face issues that affect us as marginalized individuals.

The workshop proposal form is open: 
Submit a program proposal by Friday, February 20, 2015. You will be notified by email if your program has been accepted by March 14.

The general application to attend is open:
We encourage people to apply early, because of limited space and to give you time to arrange travel and registration fee payment. We will review applications weekly and provide rolling notification regarding your application.

Once you have been selected for the BlaqOUT Conference, you have until April 3, 2015 to pay registration fees or your spot will be given to another individual. Registration is $20 with a T-Shirt included in the registration fee. If you do not want a T-Shirt, Reduced Registration is $10.

Questions? Email blaqoutucr@gmail.com or LGBT Resource Center Program Coordinator Toi Thibodeaux at toi.thibodeaux@ucr.edu or 951-827-2267.



In Solidarity,

BlaqOUT Conference Planning Committee


Sunday, February 1, 2015

Application for the BlaqOUT Conference 2015 Now Open!!!


CLICK HERE to apply online for the BlaqOUT Conference!

We encourage people to apply early, because of limited space and to give you time to arrange travel and registration fee payment. We will review applications weekly and provide rolling notification regarding your application.


What are important deadlines?

  • Proposal submission: Friday, February 20th
  • Proposal acceptance notification: by March 14th
  • Online application to attend: March 23rd
  • Notification of acceptance to attend: Ongoing
  • Registration payment (if accepted to attend): April 3rd