Upcoming Events

Free Events for Fall and Spring 2022-2023

“A Place Where All YOUth Thrive"

A series of conversations about the developmental and social complexities of youth sexual orientation and gender identity.

Lead Presenters: Heidi Knizacky, MS, LLP, Applied Research Consultants – CEO & Amy McDonald, MA, LPC, CST, Shelterhouse - Counseling Services Director - Dr. Charissa Urbano, Ed. D.

FREE for all to attend at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 405 N. Saginaw Road, Midland

Dates and Focus Audiences 


Sunday, April 23, 2023, 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. – Faith Communities

Moderated by: Rev. Jim Harrison


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Sunday, November 13, 2022, 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Parents, Family and Friends

Moderated by: Jennifer Ringgold


Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. – Educators and School Personnel (K-12)

Moderated by: De'Ondre Hogan




Underwritten by St. John’s Episcopal Church in Midland, SOGI YAC will present workshop(s) entitled, "A Place Where All YOUth Thrive.” The workshops, designed and led by, Amy McDonald, Heidi Knizacky, and Charissa Urbano have interactive components including a Q&A session.