Experience

Pauline Park, Ph.D. – Training Resume

Below is just a sample of the hundreds of trainings & workshops conducted for social service providers, community-based organizations, and government agencies that Pauline Park has facilitated since 1999.  (For a complete list, see c.v.)

transgender sensitivity trainings & workshops for professionals & peers

co-facilitator,
NYAGRA transgender sensitivity training for the Manhattan/Staten Island unit of the
community relations bureau of the New York City Commission on Human
Rights (NYC CHR, Manhattan, 5.21.1999)
facilitator,
NYAGRA transgender workshop for Shades of Lavender (support group for LBT women of
color, Brooklyn AIDS Task Force, Brooklyn, 9.28.1999)
facilitator,
transgender sensitivity training for the staff of the Park Slope Safe Homes Project
(Brooklyn, 5.19.2000)
facilitator,
workshop for faculty, students, and staff at UIUC on transgender inclusion in university
policy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 3.1.2003).
co-facilitator,
“Gender Identity & Expression: Issues for Children, Youth & Adults (workshop on
transgender issues), Unsilencing LGBT Youth: Global Thoughts/Local Acts – CANDLE
(Community Awareness Network for a Drugfree Life & Environment) 11th annual
conference for professionals on sexual orientation & youth conference (Stony Point,
New York, 4.10.2003).
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, The Door (youth center in Manhattan) (3.27.2003)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Common Threads youth empowerment retreat, Community
Awareness for a Drug-Free Life & Environment (CANDLE) (Stony Point, New York, 1.16.04)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender law and public policy issues, conference, Community Awareness
for a Drug-Free Life & Environment (CANDLE) (Stony Point, New York, 1.16.04)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, conference for professionals working with youth,
Community Awareness for a Drug-Free Life & Environment (CANDLE) (Stony Point,
New York, 4.1.2004)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender legal issues, Minority Task Force on AIDS (MFTA) conference
(LGBT Community Center, Manhattan, 8.19.2004)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Committed to Living: Sisters Doing It For Ourselves
(Confronting the Crisis 14, annual symposium of the New Jersey Women & AIDS
Network (Newark, 11.1.2004)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, New York University School of Medicine (4.13.2005)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Confronting the Crisis 16 (annual symposium of the
New Jersey Women & AIDS Network (Newark, 11.7.2005)
facilitator,
workshop on HIV/AIDS & transgender issues, Confronting the Crisis 16 (annual
symposium of the New Jersey Women & AIDS Network (Newark, 11.7.2005)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, “From One Closet to Another: Let Our Voices Be Heard”
(2006 Northern Manhattan HIV/AIDS Profile Conference, Mt. Sinai Medical Center,
3.31.2006)

transgender sensitivity trainings & workshops for the LGBT community

facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, GAPIMNY monthly general meeting, Lesbian & Gay
Community Services Center (Manhattan, 2.20.1998).
co-facilitator,
workshop on transgender identity, Brooklyn College (Brooklyn, New York, 3.23.1998)
facilitator,
NYAGRA transgender sensitivity training for the Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE)
(Brooklyn Women’s Martial Arts) (Brooklyn, 11.11.1999)
co-facilitator,
workshop for transgendered women of color at Arms Akimbo (New York City’s first-ever
lesbian, bisexual, two-spirit, and transgendered women of color organizing institute),
sponsored by the Audre Lorde Project (Columbia University, 10.17.1998).
facilitator,
workshop on transgendered people of color, Out and Equal LGBT conference
(Roosevelt Hotel, Manhattan, 3.19.1999)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues at the Children From the Shadows conference
(University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut) (3.17.2000)

facilitator,
training and discussion of transgender legal and legislative issues, statewide meeting of
the LGBT Health & Human Services Network (Albany, 7.28.2000)
co-facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Healing the Hurt Conference (co-sponsored by Center
Lane, GLSEN – Hudson Valley, P-FLAG Westchester, Westchester County Executive’s
Office (White Plains, New York, 11.18.2002).
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) buddy program
conference (2.22.2004)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Just Couples (LGBT Community Center, Manhattan)
(10.3.2004)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) Volunteer & Work
Center conference (4.17.2004)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Northern New Jersey chapter of the Gay, Lesbian &
Straight Education Network (GLSEN) (Newark, 2.11.2006)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) Volunteer & Work
Center conference (4.16.2005)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender issues,  ACCEPT (Romanian national LGBT rights organization)
(Bucharest, 9.15.2005)
facilitator,
workshop on sex-segregated facilities, TransForming Gender symposium, University of
Colorado at Boulder (4.5.2006)

other relevant presentations

interviewee,
taping for Streetwise training video for the New York Police Department (NYPD)
(115th Police Precinct, Jackson Heights, Queens, 6.15.2000)
presenter,
NYAGRA presentation on transgender issues to the New York State Hate Crimes Bill
Coalition (Anti-Defamation League, Manhattan office, 11.1.1999)
presenter,
NYAGRA presentation on transgender issues to Filipino Civil Rights Advocates (FilCRA)
(Manhattan, 3.3.2000)

co-presenter,
NYAGRA presentation on transgender discrimination issues and Int. No. 754 (later Int. No.
24) to the New York City Council Manhattan delegation (11.23.2000)
co-presenter,
NYAGRA presentation on transgender discrimination issues and Int. No. 754 (later Int. No.
24) to the New York City Council Black & Latino Caucus (11.23.2000)
facilitator,
workshop on transgender (“Transgender 101: Everything you’ve always wanted to know
but were afraid to ask”) (NYAGRA workshop in partnership with Public Allies)
(Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan, 2.2.2001)
speaker,
Prof. Jesus Diaz’ medical ethics class (Kean University, 4.2.2005)

references

Alejandro Beltre (ABeltre@settlementhealth.org) (212-360-2678), health educator,
Settlement Health & Medical Services & organizer of “From One Closet to Another: Let Our
Voices Be Heard” (2006 Northern Manhattan HIV/AIDS Profile Conference, Mt. Sinai
Medical Center, 3.31.2006)
Joanne Goodman, executive director, Community Awareness for a Drug-Free Life &
Environment (CANDLE) (www.candlerockland.org) (845-634-6677)
Greg Guderian, chair, Northern New Jersey chapter of the Gay, Lesbian &
Straight Education Network (GLSEN) (greggud@bergen.org) (973-650-1190)
Monique Howard, executive director, New Jersey Women Against AIDS
(mhoward@njwan.org) (732-846-4462)
Ben Stock, member, Just Couples (benstock@usa.net) (718-882-6928)

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