Symposium 2019


Saturday, May 11 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30p.m.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights, 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd., Atlanta GA

The event is free and open to the public.

Attendees must register. First come, first served.

A light breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks will also be provided to attendees. Parking will be validated.


Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00am-10:00am - Registration / Breakfast
10:00am-10:30am - Opening and Welcome
10:30am-12:00pm - Housing Dialogue & Exploration
12:00pm-1:30pm - Working Lunch and Employment Dialogue & Exploration
1:30pm-3:00pm - Healthcare Dialogue & Exploration
3:00pm-4:00pm - Purposeful Planning and Next Steps
4:00pm-4:30pm - Wrap-Up


The LGBTQ Institute is pleased to host our third annual symposium presented by Delta Air Lines.

The symposium will explore tangible ways to create equity for transgender people in housing, employment and healthcare. Using our most recent data from our Southern Survey and research from the field, we will provide space and engage transgender leaders and community members to dialogue and determine next steps.

This interactive symposium will be an ideal time for networking among academics and advocates, helping enhance coordination and communication to maximize impact.

The symposium will take place on Saturday, May 11th, at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in an on-going, interactive, working plenary session. Presentations will explore the dynamics and systems operating in relation to transgender communities and equity in housing, employment, and healthcare.

Many of the conversations will also touch upon LGBTQIA experiences and issues in relation to racial and economic justice, class, immigration and citizenship, age and aging, ability and disability, incarceration, and other categories.

We look forward to learning and connecting with you!



The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is located at 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd NW in downtown Atlanta between the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola. Use the doors across from the water feature that face Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. to enter .

Google MAP



  • Exit 249C Williams St.

  • Turn right onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.


  • Exit 249D Spring St./W. Peachtree St.

  • Turn right onto Spring St. ramp toward Centennial Olympic Park Dr.

  • Bear right onto Centennial Olympic Park Dr.

  • Take immediate left at traffic light onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.


  • Exit Iā€‘75/85 North and follow Northbound via Iā€‘75/85 route.


  • Parking is available at the World of Coca-Cola or Georgia Aquarium parking garages for a flat $10 per day.


  • Exit at the Civic Center MARTA station

  • Head right on West Peachtree St NW toward Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd

  • Turn right onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd

  • Cross the road at Centennial Olympic Park Drive so you are on the left side of traffic but continue on Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd

  • You will see The Center and its water features on your left at 100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd

  • Use the doors across the water feature to enter and register for the Symposium