Monday, March 14th
9:30-10:45 am – Safety Concerns: Perspectives on Sexual Harassment & Assault Affecting the Transgender Community
Panelists: D. M. Maynard, Author & Educator, Derek Baugh, Trans Man, Paula Maley, Spouse/Partner of a Transgender Man, and Emma Luz Stovall, Parent of a Transgender Teen
This panel will provide participants with a view of the safety concerns related to sexual harassment and/or sexual violence that can affect the Transgender Community. Panelists will discuss their safety concerns and offer information based on their experiences. Acclaimed author and educator, D. M. Maynard (She/Her/Hers) will facilitate this panel. Her books include The Reflective Workbook for Partners of Transgender People: Your Transition as Your Partner Transitions, The Reflective Workbook for Parents and Families of Transgender and Non-Binary Children: Your Transition as Your Child Transitions, and The Reflective Workbook for Teachers and Support Staff of Trans and Non-Binary Students: Your School’s Transition as Your Students Transition. Co-sponsored by the LGBTQIA+ Subcommittee of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee of the Academic Senate.
Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/96278888244
12:30-1:45 pm – How Can I Help? Answers for how YOU could support the Transgender Community
Panelists: D. M. Maynard, Author & Educator, Cristina Herrera, CEO & Founder of Translatina Network, S.J. Langer, Psychotherapist/Trauma Specialist, and Pauline Park, Chair & Co-Founder of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA)
In this panel, professionals who work with those in the Transgender Community will share how to support individuals as they cope with trauma connected to sexual harassment and abuse. Acclaimed author and educator, D. M. Maynard (She/Her/Hers) will facilitate this panel. Her books include The Reflective Workbook for Partners of Transgender People: Your Transition as Your Partner Transitions, The Reflective Workbook for Parents and Families of Transgender and Non-Binary Children: Your Transition as Your Child Transitions, and The Reflective Workbook for Teachers and Support Staff of Trans and Non-Binary Students: Your School’s Transition as Your Students Transition. Co-sponsored by the LGBTQIA+ Subcommittee of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee of the Academic Senate.
Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/95084397759
Tuesday, March 15th
10-11:15 am & 2:30-3:45 pm - A Talk With Kyle Richard
Summer 2017—At a house party near Hempstead Turnpike, Kyle Richard helped stop a sexual assault, confronted the perpetrator, and was shot twice. Former SUNY Cortland Football Team Captain Richard is now a nationally recognized speaker promoting active bystanders, positive masculinity, and violence prevention.
10 am Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/97949374516
2:30 pm Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/93010699672
11:30-12:45 pm & 1-2:15 pm - Sex Trafficking on Long Island
Speaker: Christine Guida, Senior Assistant District Attorney
Sr. Asst. D.A. Christine Guida will discuss trafficking related laws, information about what traffickers and victims may look like, and red flags to identify trafficking in the community.
11:30 am Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/93902184486
1 pm Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/92500342414
7-8:15 pm - The LGBTQ Network presents Become an UPSTANDER!
Sponsored by the Evening Activity Hour and LGBTQIA+ Subcommittee of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee of the Academic Senate
The LGBTQ Network of Hauppauge presents “Become an UPSTANDER!” Don’t stand by, stand up! Instead of feeling powerless to stop bullying and being a bystander, learn how to become an UPSTANDER! This interactive workshop trains and empowers faculty & students to intervene when they see bullying happen. Participants will learn to identify different types of bullying and common bystander behaviors. Through roleplay, participants will better understand bystander behavior and have the opportunity to practice effective responses to bullying in a few different scenarios.
Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/91309722477
Wednesday, March 16th
9:30-10:45 am – How to Help a Trauma Survivor
Speaker: April McCarthy, Campus Education & Outreach Coordinator, The Safe Center
April McCarthy will provide an understanding of the manifestation and effects of interpersonal and sexual trauma as well as strategies to help a trauma survivor.
Will present again on Thursday, March 17th from 1-2:15 pm
9:30 am Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/92134995417
11-12:15 pm – Timeline & Analysis of Police Interactions – The Case of Long Islander Gabby Petito
Speaker: Kim Bryson, New York State Police, Senior Investigator
Assault. Harassment. Domestic Violence. While not all are always sexual in nature, one thing remains true about each of these actions – they are wrong, and they need to be stopped. Representing the New York State Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit, Senior Investigator Kim Bryson will discuss a case rooted in Long Island that made headlines nationwide – the disappearance and eventual homicide of Gabby Petito. Kim will bring participants through the timeline and an analysis of police interactions with Gaby Petito and teach about signs to look for in a person who is a victim of these crimes.
Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/95501629967
Thursday, March 17th
10-11:15 am – Sexual Harassment & Higher Education: Student Perspectives & Experiences
On this panel, students will be sharing their experiences of sexual harassment in higher education. How did these individuals define or not define their experiences as sexual harassment? And, what happened next? These questions and others will be answered. Sexual Harassment description, definition, and policy will be presented.
Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/95979299292
11:30 - 12:45 pm - Sexual Harassment: What Students Need to Know
Speaker: Dr. Craig Wright, AVP, Equity, Inclusion, and Affirmative Action Officer, NCC
Presentation, demonstrations, real life stories, and Q&A
Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/91297076818
1-2:15 pm - How to Help a Trauma Survivor
Speaker: April McCarthy, Campus Education Coordinator, The Safe Center LI
Zoom Link: https://ncc-zoom.zoom.us/j/92843784622
CONTACT LAURA.OCONNELL@NCC.EDU OR JUDITH.STEINHART@NCC.EDU WITH ANY QUESTIONS
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