GAY HEALTH =
You are invited to participate
in a groundbreaking Leadership Academy
that will provide you with the skills and support needed to lead
to improve the health and well being of gay men's communities
Open to men and women of all sexual
and gender orientations
who are seeking to make a difference in the future of gay men's
health, at the local and national level.
A LEADER IN THE CUTTING-EDGE WORK
OF THE GAY MEN'S HEALTH MOVEMENT
March 21-24, 2008
Wildwood Retreat Center, Guerneville, California
The Leadership Academy is a sponsored
project of the White Crane Institute.
Please find out more about the White Crane Institute at gaywisdom.org
Team Leaders - Accommodations
& Cost - Registration
About the Leadership Academy
A growing gay men's health movement
has achieved major
achievements over the past ten years, including:
the birth of new organizations
that are shepherding innovative approaches to
the broad range of issues faced by gay men's communities and subcultures
the organizing of a new generation
of men and women to fight for gay health
and build community nationwide the creation of a new model of
focused on supporting gay men's commitment to one another the
of exciting new programs and campaigns to promote the assets
of our strong gay communities.
This growing movement requires a new
generation of leaders of all ages who are willing to go back to
their home communities and lead the fight for innovative strategies,
organizing, and programs. With the skills you develop at the LEADERSHIP
ACADEMY you can become part of a national movement to:
create programs that build upon the strong
strengths and assets of gay men
toss out shame and fear and panic as central
strategies for health promotion
celebrate the strategies that work!
The Legacy of Eric Rofes
Eric Rofes was a long-time community organizer and activist
and a professor of education at Humboldt State University. He
was the founder of the national gay men's health summits and convener
of the first three summits in Boulder, CO and Raleigh, NC. He
authored of ten books, including The Kids' Book of Divorce
- By, For, and About Kids; Reviving the Tribe: Regenerating
Gay Men's Sexuality and Culture in the Ongoing Epidemic; and
Dry Bones Breathe: Gay Men Creating Post-AIDS Identities and
Sadly we lost Eric in June of last year. We continue the work
of the academy as a tribute to his work -- work he most assuredly
wanted continued. May we gather in memory of his life and his
commitment to building a healthier community filled with love
for ourselves and each other.
Wildwood Retreat Center, Guerneville,
The Spring, 2008 Leadership Academy will be held at beautiful
Retreat Center, in Guerneville, Sonoma County, California
north of San Francisco.
All registrations and payments must be received in full one
week prior to
the scheduled academy. Only 40 participants are allowed for
so please register early.
can register by filling out our registration
form, printing it out and mailing it in.
Registration is not complete until payment
You can mail a check or pay online via Paypal with the link
Make checks out to"White Crane Institute" and
mail it to:
c/o White Crane
172 Fifth Avenue, Suite 69
Brooklyn, NY 11217
All registrations and payments must be received in full
one week prior to the scheduled academy.
You can also pay by Credit Card via Paypal.
Just use the link below and you will be redirected to Paypal.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org