Challenge Yourself To Connect
During the 10 Days of Connection, challenge yourself to connect across lines of difference. There are many ways to do that: share a meal with someone you wouldn’t normally cross paths with, read a book or watch a movie that highlights the beauty of connection, take part in #MiamiWalks to get to know a new neighborhood, etc.! Check out and RSVP to the many opportunities to connect below, and if you’d like to host a connection experience, learn more on the Host page!
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Intergenerational LGBTQIA2+ Everglades Day
May 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
An amazing day-retreat to the Everglades. This retreat is an LGBTQIA2+ focused event that is meant to open lines of communication intergenerationally between queer youth and elders in the Miami-Dade community. The focus of this retreat is to foster communication strategies and cultural awareness in the beautiful environment of the Everglades, led by artist, poet, and activist Houston Cypress of Love the Everglades Movement and Miccosukee tribe.
Topics will also include the role of queer and Two-Spirit people in Native American and First Nations community, interactive dialogues surrounding our shared identities, walking tours of the Everglades, and growing strong ties between LGBTQ elders and youth who would otherwise not have the opportunity to share an experience like this together.
Transportation will be provided. Attendees shall meet at O Cinema Wynwood at 9:30 am and then travel together to the Everglades.
Accessibility: Pioneer Winter Collective seeks to make this event as accessible as possible to individuals of all different abilities and needs and will provide the following accommodations: accessibility for anyone with mobility issues and moveable seating for people with disabilities. Upon request, they can provide hosts at the door to assist attendees that require special services, signs that list the ingredients of food and beverages and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter.
For questions or in need of additional accommodations, please send an email to email@example.com at least 24 hours in advance of the event.