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Past Event

2nd Annual San Francisco Pride Human Rights Summit

Join us in downtown San Francisco for the second annual summit on some of the hottest topics facing the LGBTQIA+ communities. 

Tickets are free, and come in-person for the full slate of speakers, entertainment, and conversations.

The day's schedule:

8:30 a.m.: Registration and Light Breakfast

9 a.m.: Opening Plenary and Keynote Speaker

Land Acknowledgment 

  • Welcome by San Francisco Human Rights Commission Director Sheryl Davis
  • Suzanne Ford and Nguyen Pham of SF Pride
  • California vs Hate, Chhaya Malik, deputy director for dispute resolution, California Civil Rights Department

Morning Keynote:

  • Honey Mahogany, performer, small business owner and activist

10–11 a.m.: Breakout Session: State of Pride Around the World 
Moderator: Michelle Meow

  • Lenny Emson (Kyiv Pride) 
  • Charlene Liu (Shanghai Pride) 
  • Nicolas Rodriguez (PRIDE SV - Marcha Por la Diversidad en El Salvador) 
  • Natalie Thompson (Interpride co-president, World Pride DC 2025)

11–11:15 a.m.: Break

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: Afternoon Breakout Sessions

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.: Healing by Design: Creating Joyful and Safe Spaces for Gender Expansive Communities

Moderator: Bia Vieira, CEO, Women’s Foundation California

  • JM Jaffe, executive director, Lyon-Martin Community Health
  • Bamby Salcedo, president and CEO, Translatin@ Coalition

12:15 p.m.: Lunch

12:30-12:55 p.m.: Fireside Chat: Building Safe Spaces and Care for the TGNC Community

  • Dr. Wittenberg (St. Francis Foundation), director, MoZaic Care  
  • Dr. Alexis Petra, founder, Transclinique

12:55 p.m.: Opening Remarks: Dr. Wittenberg (St. Francis Foundation) 

1–2 p.m.: Special Lunch Talk: Trans and Sports 
Moderated by: Dustin Gardinier, Politico

  • Cal Calamia, trans marathoner, inclusivity activist, educator, community builder, poet
  • Christina Kahrl, sports editor, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Honey Mahogany, performer, small business owner, activist
  • Cheryl Lala-Chávez, retired professional golfer and D1 student athlete, ICF executive coach

1:50 p.m.: Robyn Adams, Remembering Nex Benedict

2–3 p.m.; Breakout Session: Youth-led Breakout Panel Discussion Focusing on Youth Activism/How to Act Up! 
In collaboration with LYRIC, HRC, and the SF Youth Commission

Moderated by: Oliver Elias Tinoco, a queer, undocumented, community youth advocate hailing from South San Francisco by way of Guanajuato, Mexico, 

  • Ewan Barker Plummer, chair of the San Francisco Youth Commission, which advises the Mayor and Board of Supervisors on all issues impacting young San Franciscans. 
  • Daniel Trujillo is 16 years old and loves drawing, playing guitar, bass, and drums, building Lego, and playing in the Tucson Jazz Institute. Daniel recently helped plan a national action in Washington, D.C., called Trans Prom, a creative action by and for trans youth.
  • Connie Murphy is a trans psychology student and community organizer. She works in youth advocacy and creates environments where queer youths can thrive, most recently organizing LYRIC’s Lavender Ball. 
  • Nano Luksanacom, upcoming senior, Lowell High School

2–3 p.m.: Breakout Session: Funding the Future 
Moderator: Michelle Meow

  • Dr. April Silas, LGBTQIA+ AC
  • Bia Vieira, CEO, Women’s Foundation California
  • Roger Doughty, Horizons Foundation

3–4 p.m.: Afternoon Keynote Speaker

  • Schuyler Bailar, first openly transgender athlete to compete on an NCAA Division 1 men's team

Afternoon Closing Remarks

  • Suzanne Ford
  • Michelle Meow

4–5 p.m.: Reception on the Rooftop


This program is supported by SF Pride.

San Francisco Pride

June 27, 2024

The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States


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