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We are happy to have you be a part of today's training.


Please refer back to this page for important links throughout the day!

Click the session title to Join via Zoom

Throughout today's sessions, if you need to connect with a mental health first aider,  please click the link above. You will be entered into to zoom room where you will be able to speak with someone one-on-one.


Cook County Commissioner  Kevin Morrision


Session ONE

Bob Pinta and Hanna Wright

Grey Anstiss, Krupa Patel, and Sherrine Peyton

Chicago Therapy Collective

Silas Leslie and Iggy Ladden

led by Marrianne Rogenski


Kenneth Young Center LGBTQ+ Center

Join us Friday in person at

Trickster Cultural Center in Schaumburg

Friday, June 11, 2021 (3:15 — 9:00 PM) 


Keynote Speaker
Fallon Fox - Former MMA Athlete and Trans Advocate 

Fallon is a trans trailblazer whom Outsports called "the bravest athlete in history." Fallon will speaking and signing autographs. 


Youth After-Party

All youth and adults are invited to join us for our VIDA X After Party happening right after the youth workshops. Pride festivities will continue with games, music, drag performances, food, discounts at local businesses, community art projects, and helpful resources. 


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Funding provided in whole or in part by the Illinois Department of Human Services in partnership with the Chicago Community Trust, the Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (IDHS-SUPR), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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