Legal and CUNY Name & Gender Change Workshop

Thu, Dec 07, 2023 - 12:30 PM — Thu, Dec 07, 2023 - 01:45 PM
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North Academic Center, 160 Convent Ave., 10031, NY 10031
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Join The CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center, Jack Pellicano, and CUNY OUTLaws for a free workshop and step-by-step guide to changing your legal name and gender in NYC. This training will also go over how you can change your name and gender for your official and un-official records at CCNY and CUNY!

When: Thurs. DEC. 7, 2023 | 12:30PM-1:45PM

Where: Hybrid | Zoom and

CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center (NAC 1/101B)

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Free PIZZA & refreshments provided

For current policies and directions on how to change your name and gender on official and un-official records at CCNY and CUNY, please see either:

  1. "Policies and Name and Gender Changes" on The CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center's website
  2. "Supporting Your Preferred Name & Gender" on the CUNY LGBTQI+ Hub

About Jack Pellicano
Jack Pellicano (they/he) is a 2023 graduate of the CUNY School of Law driven and inspired by the generations of trans people who have created dream-worthy lives for themselves in NYC. Throughout their time in Law school and now, Jack provides TGNCNB young people with direct civil legal services, including legal name and identity document changes, support in benefits access, and counseling on gender-based discrimination. Jack's outreach concentrates through community partners that offer social services to TGNCNB young people by providing the community with sustained Know Your Rights trainings and educational materials on gender-based discrimination, name changes, and benefits eligibility. Jack was also a Sorensen Center Fellow. The Sorensen Center For International Peace and Justice at the CUNY School of Law trains social justice lawyers to work from the local to the global levels, protecting rights of those affected by instability, conflict, and repression.

About CUNY OUTLaws
CUNY OUTLaws is an intersectional queer community for people of all genders, sexual orientations, and HIV statuses at the CUNY School of Law. We strive for our collective liberation in solidarity with other student groups, and empower each other to deconstruct legal barriers, and effect legal & social progress. Outlaws is a community space to make new friends, spread queer joy, and expand our legal education through direct and intersectional organizing in support of trans and queer communities.

About the CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Student Center (est. Fall 2021) is a collaborative resource dedicated to celebrating, empowering, and supporting LGBTQIA+ students, staff, and faculty at CCNY. We are committed to leading with a social justice lens, offering and connecting LGBTQ+ communities at CCNY with accessible support services, relevant programming, engaging events, paid internship/job opportunities, and general guidance navigating college, home life, and futures outside of higher education for those who identify as LGBTQ+ or questioning. The LGBTQ+ Student Center is also dedicated to increasing awareness about LGBTQ+ issues, gender, and sexuality at City College. The LGBTQ+ Student Center is a safe space for all LGBTQIA+ students and allies to meet and build community. You all are welcome here!

This event is made possible through the generous support of LaGuardia Community College and the New York City Council LGBTQIA Caucus.

This event will be archived at the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives.

Co-sponsors: CUNY School of Law, CUNY OUTLaws, CCNY LGBTQ+ Open Alliance Club, CCNY Office of Student Life and Leadership Development, the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, CUNY Office of Student Inclusion Initiatives and the CUNY LGBTQI+ Council.

The City College of New York is a proud member of the CUNY LGBTQIA+ Consortium.

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