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Coming Out Day Breakfast


Coming Together…Opening Doors

11th Annual Coming Out Day Breakfast
Friday, October 20th, 2017
7:00 AM – 9:30 AM

New Venue! Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 E Coastline Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32202
$5 event parking available in the Hyatt garage on Newnan Street

General Information:

The Coming Out Day Breakfast and Awards brings together people from small business, corporate, nonprofit, educational and professional communities that are active in supporting LGBT equality in 2017.

Sponsorship Opportunities – SOLD OUT!

Showcase your company’s diversity, inclusion, and support of LGBTQ+ young people – choose the level that best fits your community giving objectives and your engagement goals: 2017 Coming Out Day Breakfast Sponsorship Opportunities

Your support will make a meaningful impact. All proceeds benefit JASMYN’s work with youth experiencing homelessness, surviving family rejection, living with HIV/AIDS, or working to become a leader of their generation.

Wish to be added to a wait list for any open tables? Email: astrain@jasmyn.org

Keynote Speaker –  Dr. Jama Shelton

Dr. Shelton is an Assistant Professor at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in New York. Previously, Dr. Shelton served as the Deputy Executive Director of the True Colors Fund. In this role, Dr. Shelton was engaged in systemic change efforts directly informed by years of direct practice experience. Having worked in the areas of clinical practice with LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness, as well as program development, evaluation, research, technical assistance and training, Dr. Shelton brings a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing both LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness and also the service providers with whom they work.  Most recently, Dr. Shelton co-edited the peer-reviewed text Where Am I Going to Go? Intersectional Approaches to Ending LGBTQ2S Youth Homelessness in Canada and the US, published by the Canadian Homelessness Research Network Press.