Queer Academics and Activism

Precollege QAA students presenting their work during the poster presentation.

July 20 - 24, 2020

Fees: $850.00

Young people across the country are embracing the opportunity to make change. The powerful history of the related social movement must anchor their labors. LGBTQIA+ teens and their allies are particularly engaged in movement building in light of the current political climate. Many, however, are not fully informed about how their work continues that of previous generations of activists. By understanding the history of struggles around LGBTQIA+ rights and access to community services, and using it as a touchpoint, young leaders are better equipped to create constructive paths forward. Universities can be invaluable training grounds for teens—members of the LGBTQIA+ community and allies alike—for whom this intellectual framework will ground and inform their work, and extend their creativity, passion, and drive.

In the online Queer Academics and Activism Program, you will have the opportunity to: 

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