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AMT Faculty Norene Leddy and Liz Slagus to Discuss “Reports from the Field: SexEd”

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sexed-notes-imageAMT Faculty  and ABOG Fellows Norene Leddy and Liz Slagus (aka SexEd) invite you to a live version of the Reports from the Field initiative. Reports from the Field presents the voices of community participants and collaborators in ABOG Fellows’ socially engaged art projects, both in-person and online. Leddy and Slagus will discuss how they initiate an artist residency at the school-based health center and develop an arts-based sexual health curriculum at Washington Irving High School Campus in NYC. The discussion will also include project collaborators Caitlin Hanson, Cory Silverberg, and Bryana Williams.

When: Tuesday, May 12, 6:00-8:00 PM*
*discussion will begin at 6:30pm following a welcoming reception
Where: THE 8TH FLOOR, 17 West 17th Street, New York

RSVP ONLY—space is limited! Please RSVP to:

Norene Leddy and Liz Slagus have been collaborators since 2008 focusing on developing radical pedagogies that combine art, reproductive health, and participatory tools. Learn more at

Caitlin Hanson, MA, is the Director of School Based Health and Adolescent Medicine at the Institute for Family Health. Caitlin currently manages three School Based Health Centers in Manhattan serving ten public schools, including the Washington High School Campus. Caitlin began her work with the Institute in 2010, as the Community Outreach and Health Education for the Institute’s Washington Irving Campus Health Center.

Cory Silverberg is a sexuality educator, author, public speaker, and was a founding member of the Come As You Are Co-operative. He served as the chair of sexuality educator certification for the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), and teaches on topics including sex and disability, sex and technology, and pleasure, inclusion, and access across North America.

Bryana Williams is a Community HealthCorps member currently serving as an Adolescent Health Educator at the Washington Irving Campus.  She received her undergraduate education from Columbia University where she volunteered with Peer Health Exchange for four years teaching alcohol awareness and sexual decision-making in NYC public schools.

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