Friday, April 19, 9-11: Harmony Cafe’s Night of Noise
Features pizza, speakers, open mic, and educational resources
Saturday, April 20, 8-11 pm: Night of Noise Hip-Hop Against Homophobia Event
This event will feature hip-hop artist and poet GUANTE
There will also be a youth video contest with first, second, and third place prizes. The first place winner will have the opportunity to screen their video at the event.
The event will be held at the CLUB Resource center, located at 117 S. Locust St., Appleton, WI 54914
For more information on the event, visit their Facebook page.
Harmony Cafe in Green Bay: “Night of Noise”
In celebration of the Day of Silence, Harmony Cafe and the Adult Gay Straight Alliance will be hosting a Night of Noise event!
The night includes:
DJs “Drama We Cause”
Emcees: Dan Terrio & Phoenix Van Laanen
Keynote Speaker: Matthew D. Kimmeth
Open mic for those who want to share about their day
…and much more!
It is free to get in, so make sure to come and bring all of your friends to help us celebrate this wonderful event!!
Brought to you by: AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin, Family Services, The Fitness Firm, Adult Gay Straight Alliance, NWTC SAGA, UWGB LGBTQ Resource Center, Harmony Cafe LGBT Services. Learn more at the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/458541424217066/?fref=ts
The Qube at UW-Stout:
Wednesday, April 17, 6-9 pm: Free screening of “OUT in the SILENCE” with a Q & A session with filmmaker Joe Wilson
Friday, April 19, 5-9 pm: Night of Noise After Party in the Glass & Sunken Lounges (Merle Price Commons)
UWP Alliance at UW-Platteville:
Personal T-shirts available for sale and tabling throughout the day to provide students with information about the Day of Silence and the Alliance Organization.
“Breaking the Silence” Event: Sharing stories of those who have been silenced and commemorate them with candles. Cake, music, and bonding afterwards to connect and reflect on the day.
April 17: Silent presentation of videos and powerpoint presentations on bullying. Students have also vowed to take a form of silence and wear T-shirts in honor of an individual they knew who committed suicide or was killed. Students will also carrying around pamphlets of information for their peers interested or hoping to get involved.
Project Q in Milwaukee:
Friday April 19: Breaking the Silence begins at 5 pm on the 2nd floor of the LGBT Community Center, 1110 N. Market St.
The event is open to anyone ages 13-24 and is FREE
The Breaking the Silence ceremony will officially begin at 5:30, followed by a socializing and support session, and then an open mic/open discussion forum at 7 pm
For more information, check out their Facebook Page for the event or their website atwww.mkelgbt.org.
This year, the GALAXY is in the process of transitioning to a new executive director. While they do not have a community-wide event planned, they are looking to connect with local GSAs for future collective action days as well as for any looking for speaks. For more information on GALAXY, visit their Facebook Page or their website.
If you have any questions about Day of Silence, please don’t hesitate to call the GSAFE office at (608)661-4141 or email Tim Michael at email@example.com.
The Day of Silence is registered trademark of the Gay Lesbian & Straight Education Network.