Capital Conference Community Forum on Transgender and LGBTQ+ Issues
Samaritas and Faith Lutheran Church will be sponsoring a community forum to learn about transgender and LGBTQ+ issues. The forum will feature a panel discussion with Andrew Lorenzen-Strait, Director of Children and Family Services, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, Melanie Jones, Staff Attorney, Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, and Jay Kaplan, Staff Attorney for the ACLU of Michigan’s LBGT Project, Heidi Schaetzl, local school teacher, and Phiwa Langeni, Pastor of Salus Center, UCC. The panel will be moderated by Courtney Isanhart, MSW.
The forum will be held on October 17, at 7:00pm at Faith Lutheran Church in Okemos (4515 Dobie Road).