What is a SPEAK Summit?
A SPEAK Summit is a day-long program where students come to learn leadership skills and practical solutions to facilitate change in their schools. The day is filled with presentations, workshops, panel discussions, and programs facilitated by experienced educators, student leaders, community activists, and motivational speakers. SPEAK Summits aim to teach students the importance of meaningful involvement and leadership in the LGBTQ community.
Who is The Pride Network?
The Pride Network is a 501c3 non-profit organization that builds leadership in the LGBTQ community. The organization has been organizing summits for high school and college students for the past 5 years.
Who can attend SPEAK Summits?
SPEAK Summits are designed for high school and college students who are looking to learn leadership skills to bring back to their schools. Students don’t have to belong to an existing student organization to attend. Gay-Straight alliances, LGBTQ student organizations as well as advisors are encouraged to attend.