Kutztown University to Mark National Coming Out Week with Speaker Aneesah Smith

Kutztown University will celebrate National Coming Out Week with social justice educator Aneesah Smith on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in room 183 of the McFarland Student Union. A workshop for student leaders will follow. The program is free and open to the public.

Smith, a recognized speaker and educator within the LGBTQ+ community, will present “Now is Our Time: Creating Change across Difference.” This talk will challenge attendees to critically self-reflect on our privilege and ally behaviors and to acknowledge the part each person plays in improving campus climate and making sustainable change.

Smith, a gay, Christian, woman of color, works with LGBTQ+ students to cultivate and engage campus constituents. She holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from West Chester University and spent more than 10 years working in student affairs.

For more information contact Christine Price, director, KU GLBTQ Resource Center, at price@kutztown.eduor 484-646-4111.

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