Transgender Youth Advocates To Address Lunch And Learn

The National Council of Jewish Women/Essex is sponsoring a Lunch and Learn, “Free to Be He, She, They: Children and Gender Identity,’’ featuring Jamie Bruesehoff, a writer, speaker and mother of a 10-year-old transgender child and an advocate for transgender youth and adults, and Nicole Davis, a licensed clinical social work and clinical associate with the Gender and Family Project in New York, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from noon to 2 p.m. in Livingston.
“Our program will be a unique opportunity to learn about what life is like for families with a transgender child,” said Shari Harrison, president, NCJW/Essex. “We are thrilled to welcome Jamie Bruesehoff and Nicole Davis to educate and inspire us to look at children and gender identity from different perspectives.”
Bruesehoff, an activist mother, and Davis, a family therapist, are leading advocates for transgender children. 
The event will be held at Temple B’nai Abraham, Livingston. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers. It includes a buffet lunch. To register, call 973-740-0588 or visit www.ncjwessex.org.

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