Inclusion Series - Gender and Sexuality (Omaha)
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Inclusion Series - Gender and Sexuality (Omaha)

Session two of our Inclusion Series will explore gender & sexuality. Join us for this interactive workshop where you will have the opportunity to discuss spectrums of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and romantic orientation.

When: July 12, 2019
3:00 – 4:30 pm
Where: UNO's Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center
Room 231
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
Presenter: Tena Hahn Rodriguez | Inclusive Communities
Contact: Rosey Higgs

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Nonprofit Association of the Midlands & Inclusive Communities Invite you to join us for our 2019 Inclusion series!

Gender & Sexuality

Gender & Sexuality Continuum: This session utilizes a series of visual representative continuums developed by Inclusive Communities that accessibly show spectrums of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and romantic orientation. The facilitator will lead participants through an educational presentation explaining the differences between sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and romantic orientation while detailing examples of each.  The facilitator will illustrate how all persons hold each of these identities simultaneously and will visually illustrate on the spectrum tool their own relevant identities.

  • Participants will develop knowledge and language regarding various examples of sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, and romantic orientations
  • Participants will be given their own individual visual aid and led through how to visually chart their identities
  • Participants will be given the opportunity to discuss the interpersonal and institutional biases that are associated with various identities.

Member Rate - $35
Not-yet Member Rate - $70

Mark your Calendars! 2019 Session Dates:

September 6: Working Across Generations

November 15: Beyond Compliance - Inclusive Workplaces for People with Disabilities

All sessions will run from 3:00-4:30 pm at UNO’s Community Engagement Center 

Meet your Presenter:

Tena brings a full range of career experience to Inclusive Communities – all rooted in inclusiveness and education. Her background as an entrepreneur, educator and community organizer have made her one of the most recognizable people in North Omaha.

As co-founder of REVEL, Omaha’s only LGBT safe social space and monthly fundraiser, Tena has focused her efforts to organize, support and celebrate Omaha’s LGBT community since the events inception in 2014. Tena’s career experience as a dance and fitness instructor made her an entrepreneur at the age of 32 and an educator to three generations of youngsters and countless active adults.

A lover of music, movies, social media, and an avid reader, Tena is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts degree in Non-Profit Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She lives in Northwest Omaha with her wife Nannette, daughter Josephine, and her two adorable rescue pups, Roxy and Chewie..

Tena is a native of Omaha, a Benson High School graduate and a Board Member and current Entertainment chair for Heartland Pride. Tena is also an AFAA certified group fitness instructor, and a licensed Zumba and indoor cycling instructor, and a Mixxedfit Master Educator.