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Best Practices for Supporting Queer & Trans Students of Color at Princeton: Session with Sheltreese McCoy

  • Women’s Center Conference Room (RSVP required) (map)

Lunch will be served! RSVP to lgbt@princeton.edu

In this session, open to all administrators and faculty, social justice educator Sheltreese McCoy will share findings from the six student workshop/focus groups she conducted with Princeton LGBTQIA students in February 2018. She met with student in race-alike groups to hear the particular needs and challenges that LGBTQIA students of different races are experiencing at Princeton and in their lives. From these learnings, she is leading a number of sessions for administrators to share the implications and best practices gleaned from the student conversations, focusing specially on the needs of queer and trans students of color. After sharing her findings, Sheltreese will open it up for questions and discussions.

Facilitator Bio:

Sheltreese is a QTPOC strategist and educator who takes pride in helping organizations reach their goals. As a scholar practitioner, her research includes colleges and universities, LGBTQ people of color, and student and academic Affairs. Sheltreese has facilitated trainings and workshops in the United States as well as Canada and South America. All of Sheltreese’s work stems from an intersectional praxis and centers justice and equity. She finds personal and professional joy in helping create more inclusive campuses with students.

Sponsored by the LGBT Center and Women*s Center, with co-sponsorship from the Carl A. Fields Center, Diversity Practitioners Group, FLI Women/Femmes of Color, Intersecting Queer Identities, MAVRIC, Office of the Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Religious Life, Pride Alliance, Programs for Access & Inclusion, Queer Graduate Caucus, Queer Quorum FLI Forum, the SHARE Office, Upper Class Group and the Transgender Advisory Committee.