Growing Home NQAPIA Conference 2018

Workshops & Tracks

Find a list of all the 2018 conference workshops here: NQAPIA Sessions – Workshops

Find a list of all the 2018 conference caucuses here: NQAPIA Sessions – Caucuses

As always, registration for the conference is at

Conference Workshop Tracks or Programming Clusters

100 workshops on the following areas, among others:

  • Leadership development
  • Advocacy and organizing skills
  • Organizational capacity building
  • Social justice issues – race, gender, immigrants rights, etc.
  • Philanthropy – fundraising and resourcing
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Faith
  • Gender justice
  • Racial justice
  • Youth
  • International
  • Professional Development / Corporate Advancement
  • Health and Wellness
  • Arts & Culture

Special Pre-Conference Convenings and Workshop Tracks

  • Leaders of LGBT API organizations (NQAPIA Member Groups)
  • Philanthropy – LGBT API Donors and Funders
  • Religious Leaders – Ministers, Pastors, and Clergy
  • Youth
  • International – from Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam Sri Lanka, India
  • LGBT API Professionals and Corporate Leaders
  • South Asian planning for DesiQ

Plenary Topics

Friday Lunch Plenary – Intersectionality: Being All of Who We Are

  • Safety and Security
  • Family Acceptance
  • Affirming Faith
  • Career Advancement
  • Safe Space and Community (organizations)
  • Trans Inclusion

Saturday Breakfast Plenary – Asserting Our Agenda: Advocacy and Organizing

  • Racial Justice
  • Immigrants’ Rights
  • Trans and Gender Justice
  • Heath
  • International

Sunday Brunch Plenary – Where Do We Go From Here

  • Future Program Planning
  • Establish Working Groups and Follow Up Plans
  • Taking the Conference Home

Submit a Workshop

Workshop submissions for NQAPIA’s National Conference are now closed, but if you have been invited to submit a  proposal, please follow

  • Title
  • Session Description (for publication)
  • Session Type
  • Track Classification
  • Abstract (to evaluate your proposal)
  • Session Outline (describes the flow of your session)
  • Materials Needed
  • Contact Information