Becoming a Savvy Ally with Jeannie Gainsburg
Tuesday, June 14 at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT
Please join us on June 14th at 7 PM ET as PFLAG NYC hosts a casual conversation with Jeannie Gainsburg, author of The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate.
Jeannie will talk about her book, offer some sneak peeks into her 2nd edition, share some tips on what it means to be a great ally, and answer questions from participants! This talk is open to all parents, family members, friends, caregivers, educators, professionals, and anyone interested in learning more about creating LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces
About Jeannie Gainsburg:
Jeannie Gainsburg is an award-winning educational trainer and consultant in the field of LGBTQ+ inclusion and effective allyship. Formerly the Education Director at the Out Alliance in Rochester, N.Y., she is now the founder of Savvy Ally Action and author of the book, The Savvy Ally: A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate. Jeannie has a BA in psychology from Brown University and an MA in social work and social research from Bryn Mawr College. She was under the impression that a citation was the result of driving too fast until January of 2019 when she received one from the New York State Assembly for Distinguished Educational & Human Rights Services for her work in promoting LGBTQ+ rights and inclusion. Her encouraging, passionate, and warm-hearted approach will surely jumpstart even the most tentative ally. Visit her website and download free ally goodies at: www.savvyallyaction.com.