• LAGLCC Educational Event: The New Normal-Gender Diversity in the Workplace

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    Name: LAGLCC Educational Event: The New Normal-Gender Diversity in the Workplace
    Date: November 14, 2017
    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    To enter the SoCalGas Tower, your name must be at the security desk. If you did not register by 11/13/2017 and would like to attend this event, please call or text LAGLCC Executive Director Marquita Thomas at (323) 251-1268 with your full name so that we can place your name with security.

    Enter the building and take the escalators to the main floor, where you will find a security desk. Let thesecurity agent know that you need to report to the event that is taking place in Conference Room 2C on the 2nd floor. The security agent will ask to see your photo identification, so please have one available. A security agent will escort you to the appropriate elevator that will take you to the 2nd floor. Conference Room 2C is on the opposite side of the cafeteria at the end of the hall.

    The Future Workplace is Fluid!
    The gender revolution is happening right before our eyes and it’s changing the way we interact with people and the way employers support their employees.  Come to this exciting discussion and learn the latest in language evolution such as gender neutral pronouns, when to use them, how to gauge people's identities when they do not present on the binary and much more. 

    By the end of this discussion you will understand:
    • what transition means in the trans community and in the workplace,
    • tips to minimize our dependence on binary work spaces,
    • the laws that protect trans/gender non-conforming people such as Senate Bill 179 added a third gender option (“non-binary”) on state identification cards; Senate Bill 396 (known as the Transgender Work Opportunity Act) will make California the first in the nation to require training about gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation; and Assembly Bill 1732, the nation’s most inclusive restroom access law, required businesses and governments to post non-gender-specific signs on single-occupant restrooms by March 1, 2017, and
    • what you can do to create inclusive environments!
    Facilitator: Drian Juarez, Program Manager, Transgender Economic Empowerment Project Legal Services of the Los Angeles LGBT Center

    Additional panelists: Michaela Mendelsohn of TransCanWork & Carolyn Weiss of Transgender Business Services
    “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”
    ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

    Southern California Gas Tower
    555West 5th Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90013

    Parking available at Pershing Square for $15

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