A Wider Bridge is the LGBTQ non-profit organization that builds meaningful and sustainable relationships between the broader LGBTQ, Jewish, and Pro-Israel communities to achieve equality in Israel, and equality FOR Israel. Our Student Leadership Summit is an affirming space where students can gain the knowledge and skills needed to authentically engage campus communities with Israel and its LGBTQ community.
Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern*
629 Foster St, Evanston, IL 60201
Lunch and refreshments provided.
*For students from other Chicago Campuses, travel reimbursement of up to $35 per participant is available upon request, with evidence of receipt(s).
During, our Summit, student leaders will:
- Learn from nationally recognized LGBTQ leaders about historical and current issues facing LGBTQ lives in the US and Israel.
- Focus on the importance of building coalitions around shared experiences.
- Practice facilitating genuine dialogues about Israel and Israel’s LGBTQ commuinty with students on campus.
- Understand and gain tools to address the concept of “pinkwashing.”
- Collaborate on effective engagement strategies and build innovative campus partnerships.
Registration and Eligibility
The application process will close at 5pm CST on Friday, April 27th. The Summit is open to all student leaders on a first-come basis, and will be limited to 30 registrants.
For more information, contact Laurie Grauer at Laurie@awiderbridge.org