Thu., June 6, 10 a.m.
Charlotte Convention Center - Uptown
Price: Free, Business Track $25, Lunch/Keynote $25 3 concurrent tracks 1) Diversity Within the Community (FREE) - DIVERSE members of the community discuss openly how issues impact them personally. Great for "the family" or those who have a hard time accepting/understanding "gay people" 2) What Works in the Workplace ($25)- presentations by consultants, trainers, academics, and LGBT professionals covering best practices, with a focus transgender. Morning sessions are overviews. Afternoon sessions are more advanced. 3) Breakout Sessions (FREE)- Alternative sexuality and soft-skills training Keynote: Mandy Carter
Second Saturday of every month, 12 p.m.
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture - Uptown
Price: Free workshop; $5 for slam Respect Da Mic Poetry's slam team presents a writing workshop at 12 p.m. Charlotte youth showcases their spoken word at 1 p.m. and is followed by the main poetry slam at 2 p.m. For detailed info, visit www.respectdamic.org.
Wet Willie's - Uptown
Price: $150 for a six week session Charlotte Comedy Theater offers six week classes to help with improv skills, public speaking, confidence, stage presence and more. For more information, visit www.charlottecomedytheater.com.