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Speaking Engagement


Yadi serves as an LGBTQIA Facilitator with 20 years of experience working with young people in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area. Their work includes using arts and networking skills to create community events, retreats, leadership conferences, safe space training, and creating empowering trips for young people. 

Speaker, Facilitator, Spiritual advisor

February 3, 2021 -  Yale Divinity School - Youth Ministry Institute: A Journey with LGBTQ+ and Immigrant Youth -

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January 2020 - UCC Council Gathering, Dallas, Texas – Social Media Networking and publishing workshop. 
February 22, 2019 – UCC Home Church, Cleveland, Ohio – Youth and Sex education from a Latino perspective. 


February 4-6, 2019 – Perkins School of Youth Ministry Conference – Dallas, Texas. Talking to young people about difficult subjects.

August 4, 2018 - Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference Canter, Mazzoni Center, Philadelphia - Let’s talk about Spirituality - Conversation with TransfaithBoard

Feb 18-20, 2016 - Progressive Youth Ministry Conference 2016 –  Workshop -

What makes Youth Ministry a Safe Space for LGBQ and Transgender Youth?
Aug 12-13 – 2016 - 2nd annual “Aqui Estamos” conference in McAllen, Texas - Helping young people break through barriers.
September 6, 2015 – Creator of the Texas Youth Leadership Summit – For the Youth by the Youth workshops.  
March 6, 2013 – Black Transmen Advocacy Conference, The Power of You - Latino Transgender Identity & Support 

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