Upper Midwest Queer People of Color Conference 2015 /

April 10, 2015 – April 12, 2015 all-day
Coffman Memorial Union - University of Minnesota
Coffman Memorial Union
University of Minnesota, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, 300 16th Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Jason Jackson


We’re excited to announce that the University of Minnesota Twin Cities GLBTA Programs Office is hosting the
first annual Queer People of Color Conference (QPOCC).

For and by QPOC communities in the Upper Midwest, this first annual QPOCC seeks to empower marginalized
communities through education, advocacy, and community building. The mission is to organize an annual
traveling Midwest conference for LGBTQ People of Color by creating a create a sustainable platform for QPOC
voices, experiences and stories.
The Upper Midwest includes cities and regions in: Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota South Dakota and
The vision for this conference will be to build capacity for QPOC through connecting and strengthening ties. By
sharing knowledge, best practices and education through discussions, tools learned from this conference will
assist and aid QPOC to better navigate and bring excellence to the communities where we work, live and learn.
For additional information and questions, please do not hesitate to contact Conference Co-Chairs: Jason Jackson (jacks973@umn.edu) and Xay Yang (yangx957@umn.edu).

For details on the conference, click here: SavetheDate.

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