Youth Leadership Conferences
GLSEN Washington State organizes a yearly conference for students and educators with opportunities for attend workshops, develop leadership skills, and to meet people from all over the state. The conference is usually held the last Saturday in March.
Keynote speakers have included:
Sue Bird- Basketball star and activist
Marko Liias- Washington State Senator
Mary Yu- Justice of the Washington Supreme Court, Mary Yu
Keiynan Lonsdale- Actor, dancer, singer-song writer
Laurie Jinkens- Speaker of the House
Brent Hartinger - Author of the Geography Club
Rainbow Reader Summit
An event for students, teachers, librarians, and community leaders to celebrate our Rainbow Library program, listen to LGBTQ+ authors, and to promote reading! There is an opportunity to listen to Rainbow Reader Reviews submitted by students.
Night of Noise Event
This is a free event for LGBTQ+ students and allies to break the silence and celebrate after participating in GLSEN's National Day of Silence. Students from different schools from all over will be able to come together, share their experiences of the day, and to have fun!
OTHER PAST EVENTS
Over the last 20 years, we have had too many events to count! Here are just a few more....