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The largest trans wellness conference’s dates released for 2020

PHILADELPHIA—Mazzoni Center has announced the 2020 edition of its Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference (PTWC) date. The PTWC 2020 will be held July 23-25 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in downtown Philly, according to a release sent to this publication.

This will mark the 19th consecutive year of the conference, which was created to educate and empower trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals on issues of health and well-being, inform allies and health services providers, and facilitate networking and community building.

The 2020 conference will continue to focus and providing education and access to resources, as well as raising visibility and community building for trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals.

Other dates, including a call for abstracts and sponsorship deadlines, will be announced at a later date. Stay tuned to this publication for updates and more.

Eight thousand (8,000) people from around the world joined 34 sponsors, 127 exhibitors and vendors, and hundreds of volunteers for PTWC 2019. To visit the conference’s website, click here.

 

About the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference

The Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference was founded by trans activist, Charlene Arcila in 2001, as a one-day event that provided health care workers with competency training when treating transgender patients. Arcila remained involved with the conference for many years after it became a program of Mazzoni Center in 2006. Today, PTWC has grown into a 3-day conference with free general admission to attendees, a paid professional track for medical, behavioral health, and legal professionals, a safe, affirming, and inclusive space for youth (Kids Camp, and Youth Space), and ancillary events such as a Professional Track mixer and Keynote address.

About Mazzoni Center

Mazzoni Center is Philadelphia’s leading health center focused on the needs of the region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community. Mazzoni Center’s mission is to provide quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals it serves.

[From a News Release]