Selected Community Based Trainings, Presentations & and Facilitation
Introduction to Advocacy. National Parent Information Resources Center (PIRC) Project Directors’ Conference, Department of Education. Washington, DC, July 2009.
Latino LGBT Youth Slumber Bash Leadership Development & Community Mobilization Retreat. CALOR: Division of the Anixter Center & Project Vida. Chicago, IL. April 2006.
ENLACES: Skills Building Course for HIV Prevention. The United States-Mexican Border Health Association. Riverside, CA, March 2005.
Hermanos de Luna y Sol, an Empowerment HIV Prevention Program for Spanish-Speaking Latino Gay/Bisexual Men. Train-the-Trainers Retreat, Maryland Department of Health. Frederick & Baltimore, MD, December and March 2004.
Addressing Latino LGBT Cultural Competency. National Coming Out Day Symposium, Latin American Youth Center. Washington, DC, October 2004.
Effective HIV Prevention in Public Spaces, Building Support Systems for Outreach Workers, New Mexico Department of Health. Albuquerque, NM, March 2004.
Futuro Aqui Leadership Curriculum: Youth Advisory Council. Train-the-Trainer, LLEGO: The National Latina/o LGBT Organization. Chicago, IL, February 2004.
Latino Leadership Development. The AHORA! Project, The National Latina Health Network. Newark, NJ, December 2003.
Leadership Development. Loud & Proud: “Takin' It Over" LGBTQ Youth Summit, Project Vida. Chicago IL, October 2003.
New Community Planning Group Guidance. Community Planning Leadership Summit for HIV Prevention, The Center for Disease Control & Prevention. New York, NY, March 2003.
Leadership Development. Loud & Proud: “Takin' It Over" LGBTQ Youth Summit, Project Vida. Chicago IL, December 2002.
Youth Pilot ENLACES (Co-Trainer). ENLACES Skills Building Course for HIV Prevention, The United States-Mexican Border Health Association. New Brunswick, NJ, November 2002.
Latino LGBT Leadership. Annual Building Unity Conference, The United Council of University of Wisconsin Students. Madison, WI, November 2001.
Colibri, Migrant Youth Leadership Curriculum. People of Color AIDS Foundation. Santa Fe, NM, September 2001.
Parental Involvement in Illinois: A Policy Summit (Moderator). Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice. Chicago, IL, May, 2009.
Helping Dreams Come True: The DREAM Act Collaborative Project (Co-presenter). Prepárate™: Educating Latinos for the Future of America Conference, The College Board. Chicago, IL, May 2008.
The Chicago Appleseed Top-Down/Bottom-Up Model: Your Compass to Parental Involvement. The Illinois Statewide NCLB Title I Conference, Illinois State Board of Education. Chicago, IL, February 2008.
The Chicago Appleseed Top-Down/Bottom-Up Model: Your Compass to Parental Involvement. 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grantee Training, Centers for Schools and Communities. Grantville/Hershey, PA. April 2007.
Cultural Competency: El Salvador’s History 101 and Working with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Students: Exploring Sexuality & Gender. Multicultural Summer Institute Prince William’s County Public Schools, The Office of Multicultural Education of Prince William County Public Schools. Prince William, VA, June 2005.
Drug Courts Working with the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community, Addressing HIV/AIDS Treatment and Stigma in the Drug Courts. 11th Annual Drug Court Training Conference, The National Association of Drug Court Professionals. Orlando, FL, June 2005.
Building Effective Collaboration between Non-Profits and Private Firms. The National HIV Testing Day Skills Building Conference, The National Association of People with AIDS. Silver Spring, MD, April 2005.
Identity Politics and HIV/AIDS Stigma in the Latino LGBT Community. Counseling and Treating People of Colour: An International Perspective, Stony Brook University and Human Resources Development Institute, Inc. Bermuda, December 2004.
Futuro Aqui Youth Advisory Council Leadership Development and Community Mobilization. Annual Capacity Building Assistance Summit, LLEGO: The National Latina/o LGBT Organization. Washington, DC, April 2004.
Futuro Aqui, Cultura es Vida: Latino LGBT Intergenerational Dialogue Retreat.
LLEGO: The National Latina/o LGBT Organization. Seattle, WA, September 2003.
Futuro Aqui, Youth Advisory Council. Annual Capacity Building Assistance Summit, LLEGO: The National Latina/o LGBT Organization. Washington, DC, April 2003.
Latino Retiro de Jóvenes Asesores (Co-facilitator). Puerto Rico CONCRA. Rió Piedras, Puerto Rico, February 2003.
Breakout Working Group. YMSM Joint Consultative Meeting, The Health Resources Service Administration and The Center for Disease Control & Prevention. Baltimore, MD, December 2002.