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Sunday, June 18 • 10:00am - 11:30am
The Evolution of 'The Talk'

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What exactly is “the talk”? At what age do parents discuss this uncomfortable but imperative topic? In a time where sex education in public schools is almost eradicated, how are young people obtaining these vital tools? Where do younger children fit into the conversation of sex and who decides what sex is? Join in the conversation to understand the power of comprehensive sex education for children and youth as a tool of power and a mechanism to combat child sexual abuse.

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Ignacio Rivera

The HEAL Project
Ignacio Rivera is a Queer, Trans, Two-Spirit, Black Boricua Taíno who prefers the gender-neutral pronoun “they.” Ignacio is an activist, writer, educator, filmmaker, performance artist and mother. Ignacio’s work has manifested itself through skits, one-person shows, poet... Read More →


Sunday June 18, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am
State Hall: Room 115