Maven selected for HRC's Welcoming Schools training to focus on creating safe and welcoming schools for all children & families. - June 2018
Maven participated in the Broward Public Schools training for the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Welcoming Schools program — the nation’s premier professional development program providing training and resources to elementary school educators to welcome diverse families, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.
Maven joins 10 Days of Connection to create inclusive and welcoming environments - May 2018
Maven worked alongside Radical Partners and other community partners to develop a workshop and host toolkit to execute meaningful, inclusive, and inspirational connection experiences.
Let's Improvise: Building Soft Skills with Maven Patrick Rodriguez, Coach of
YAS - Miami's LGBTQIA+ Improv Team - June 2018
Maven's Patrick Rodriguez - Coach of YAS - Miami's LGBTQIA+ Improv Team hosted a session at Venture Cafe Thursdays for an improv workshop! This active workshop was geared towards professionals across all industries. Utilizing comedic improv and other performance exercises, Let’s Improvise challenged participant to develop professional soft skills that directly impacted their personal growth, all while having fun! This low risk/high fun environment challenged the participants to actively listen, collaborate, develop interpersonal skills, and engage with a positive attitude!
Maven's #NotMyReality @ Pioneer Winter Collective's Project LEAP - April 2018
Maven's joined Pioneer Winter Collective for the Leaders of Equality Through Arts and Performance (LEAP) Summit, the Collective's queer youth arts initiative. LEAP is a free weekend summit for LGBTQIA+ high schoolers and their youth allies. Maven showcased their #NotMyReality workshop to attendees. Topics included racial justice, local equality politics, health disparities, depression and mental health, and youth homelessness.
Maven facilitates QTPOC Leadership Summit with Out Boulder County - April 2018
Maven facilitated a three-day QTPOC Leadership Summit in Colorado which brought together 18 LGBTQ people of color from Boulder and Weld Counties. Our work focused on creating a community and helping participants turn concerns and interests into action plans. Graduates used their action plans to implement new and existing projects with the support of community business executives, public officials, and civic leaders who attended the final session.