(QTIPOC = Queer, Trans* and/or Two-Spirit Indigenous People and People of
Several people have been discussing and expressing interest in seeing a
QTIPOC Conference take place in Victoria, BC, Lekwungen Territory. A
steering committee has been set up to make decisions on organizing the
conference, and our first step is a community consultation and visioning
meeting. We would like to know what YOU would like this conference to look
The visioning meeting/community discussion will take place on August 18th
in the fireplace room at Victoria West Community Centre, 521 Craigflower
Rd, Victoria, BC, Lekwungen Territory. Lunch will be provided free of
charge from 12-1, and the meeting will take place from 1 – 2:30PM. Child
care will also be provided. Victoria West Community Centre has graciously
provided us the meeting room free of charge.
The building is wheelchair accessible, and there are ramps that lead up to
the fireplace room. The main foyer has about 5 steps to get down to the
level of the fireplace room, and there is a ramp that goes around these
stairs. Windows are large, and there is a lot of natural lighting.
If you are unable to make the meeting, but would still like to provide your
opinion and input on the conference, please fill out this quick online
Additionally, the conference steering committee is an open committee, and
we invite those interested in joining and providing further input
throughout the planning process to join us in this community project!
Please pass and forward this survey and community consultation/visioning
meeting call out to your listserves, friends or acquaintances, keeping in
mind that this meeting, community discussion and online survey are intended
for folks who self-identify as queer and/or trans* Indigenous people or
people of colour.
What: community consultation and visioning meeting for organizing a queer
and/or trans* Indigenous people and people of colour conference
When: Aug 18th, 2013 – 12:00 – 2:30 PM (Free lunch from 12:00 – 1:00 pm)
Where: Fireplace Room at Victoria West Community Centre, 521 Craigflower
Rd, Victoria, BC, Lekwungen Territory.
Who: Any and all self-identified queer, trans* and/or two-spirit Indigenous
people and people of colour
If you have any other feedback or thoughts, please don’t hesitate to
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope to see you all there!