Friendship Place: Annual Education and Advocacy Symposium

Friendship Place: Annual Education and Advocacy Symposium


April 19, 2017    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


George Washington University | Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, NW, Washington , DC

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This year’s discussion will center around the local and national challenges of homelessness among LGBTQ youth, and what organizations like Friendship Place are doing to ensure these individuals have a place to call home.

Moderator: Ray Suarez, Former Host of Al Jazeera America’s Inside Story and PBS Newshour

Featured speakers include:

  • Timothy V. Kane, MDiv, MTh, Associate Director of Inclusion Initiatives, Multicultural Student Services Center, George Washington University
  • Leandrea D. Gilliam, Program Analyst & Housing Specialist, Executive Office of the Mayor
  • Sean Read, Director of the Welcome Center, Friendship Place
  • Diego Miguel Sanchez, APR, Director of Policy, PFLAG
  • Kahlib Barton, Vice Chair, Young Black Gay Mens Leadership Initiative​, and Member, National Youth Forum on Homelessness

Check out the event here for more information!


Questions? Email or call Zack Tobler,, 202.503.2970.