The conference will be in New York and return to the the New School September 22nd- 24th!

Follow us on twitter @qiconference , instagram @queerdep and hashtag #qi4 for updates, postings & much more!

Download the Events XD App To Get Full Details on The Conference. Search “Queering Immigration”

Registration

Registration Closes On September 22nd, 2017.

Impacted Community Member $25.00
Student/ Aging $50.00
Regular Registration $75.00
Solidarity Registration $150.00
Institutional Registration $300.00

All registration levels include a ticket to the Queering Immigration Awards.

Workshop Proposals

The 2017 Queering Immigration Conference has some amazing workshops this year! Read below to see what amazing pieces will be presented!

  • Queer refugees and Australia: a failure to protect
  • Immigration Remedies for Victims of Violent Crimes
  • Life after welcome: helping asylee integrate into American society
  • Higher Education Advocacy: Supporting LGBTQIA Students and Scholars of International Origin
  • Building bridges: Working across borders for LGBT migrant justice
  • Meeting the Health Needs of Queer Immigrants
  • Storytelling to Abolish Immigration Detention from the Inside-Out
  • Queer/Trans and from the Middle East: A Discussion
  • Challenges of Housing in Chicago for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers
  • Media Strategy & Intersectional Messaging in a Time of Resistance
  • T*GNC-Immigrant-Queers: Resisting and Organizing against #BackersOfHate
  • Our Queerness Across Time and Space: Remembering to Heal as We Fight
  • Sanctuary Law: Using Religion to Challenge the Immigration System
  • Thinking Like a Lawyer, Acting Like an Advocate
  • The challenges LGBTI asylum seekers having and possible solutions
  • These Walls Must Fall: LGBTI migrants and asylum seekers and the British Immigration Detention System
  • Fortress Europe: Defending LGBT asylum seekers and refugees in the European ‘Refugee Crisis’
  • We are Not a Burden! Queering the Fight for Immigrant Rights to Health Care and Safety-Net Programs in the Trump Era: Trump’s Leaked Public Charge Executive Order and the Future of Immigrant Access to Health and Welfare Programs
  • UndocuQueer Youth
  • Challenges Faced by LGBTQ Asylum Seekers in the United states – Nigerian Experience
  • The Case for Closing Rikers: The Impacts on LGBTQI Immigrants in NYC
  • State of The Union: LGBTQ Immigrants Rights Under The Trump Administration
  • Trauma Informed Lawyering
  • International Strategy to Shut Down LGBTQI Detention

Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule is Also on the Events XD App By Searching “Queering Immigration Conference 4”. Viewing the conference on a phone browser does not work properly.

  Room U502  Room U503 (U104 Until Lunch) Room U304 UL 102/UL 105
Friday Friday Friday Friday Friday
9am- 10am Registration      
10am- 11am Queer refugees and Australia These Walls Must Fall: LGBTI Migrants & Aslyum Seekers Meeting the Health Needs of Queer Immigrants  
1115am-1215pm Immigration Remedies for Victims of Violent Crimes Sanctuary “A place at the Table for Everyone” Sanctuary Law: Using Religion to Challenge the Immigration System Pastoral Care (Room UL 102)
1230pm-1pm —– —– —– OPENING PLENARY (Room UL 105)
LUNCH —– —– —–  
2pm-3pm Higher Education Advocacy: Supporting LGBTQIA Students and Scholars of International Origin Queer/Trans and from the Middle East: A Discussion Tell Me: “Paradise Wicked”  
315pm-415pm We are Not a Burden! Queering the Fight for Immigrant Rights to Health Care and Safety-Net Programs in the Trump Era Thinking Like a Lawyer, Acting Like an Advocate   Pastoral Care (Session Two) Room UL 102
6pm-9pm Queering Immigration Awards Taking Place At Wollman Hall      
         
Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday
9am- 10am Registration      
10am- 11am The Case for Closing Rikers: The Impacts on LGBTQI Immigrants in NYC Our Queerness Across Time and Space: Remembering to Heal as We Fight Challenges Faced by LGBTQ Asylum Seekers in the United states  
1115am-1215pm Building bridges: Working across borders for LGBT migrant justice Fortress Europe: Defending LGBT asylum seekers and refugees in the European ‘Refugee Crisis’ Innovating Immigration: A Hands-On Problem Solving Session  
Lunch —–      
115pm-215pm Media Strategy & Intersectional Messaging in a Time of Resistance (Part 1) UndocuQueer Youth Best Practice Checklist for Interviewing Traumatized Clients (Trauma Informed Lawyering)  
230pm-330pm Media Strategy & Intersectional Messaging In A Time Of Resistance (Part Two)  Storytelling to Abolish Immigration Detention from the Inside-Out We were locked in cages: the multiracial, multinational experience of LGBTQI immigrants in US Immigration Detention  
345-445pm Open Space T*GNC-Immigrant-Queers Resisting and Organizing Against Corporate #BackersofHate Open Space  Pastoral Care UL 102 (Session Three)
630pm-730pm THE CINEMA OF GENDER TRANSGRESSION: TRANS FILM, Queer Immigration Edition      
  32 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

This Screening Is Taking Place At The Anthology Film Archives

Located @ 32 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

From The New School University Center:

Walk West From 5th Avenue On 14th Street to Sixth Avenue (F/M) Train
Take A Brooklyn Bound F Train To Second Avenue
Walk On Second Avenue To East 2nd Street
Screening Is at 6:30

     
Sunday Sunday Sunday Sunday Sunday
10-12 —– —– —– International Startegy Session to End LGBTQI Detention
LUNCH —– —– —– —–
12-2 —– —– —– International Startegy Session to End LGBTQI Detention
Closing —– —– —– CLOSING

Sponsor #qi4 today!

We are proud to mark our fourth year of this international conference pursuing our mission to address the intersections of the lived experiences of LGBTQI & HIV+ Immigrants and abolishing all cages!

In 2016, our sponsors were National LGBTQ Task Force, African Services Committee, Housing WorksSparkplug Foundation, Dopper,Project Art, Lagunitas Brewing Company, DRUM, and so many more! Will you join them in 2017? 

Sponsor #qi4: In Solidarity, the fourth annual

Queering Immigration Conference today!

We invite you to support the movement to abolish LGBTQI immigration prisons by becoming a conference sponsor of the fourth annual Queering Immigration Conference, hosted by Queer Detainee Empowerment Project and the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School. As a sponsor, you will join your colleagues at the forefront of the movement? Lagunitas Brewery, Babeland and more will be, we hope you will, too!

#qi4: In Solidarity, Queering Immigration Conference is the world’s largest gathering of LGBTQI immigrants/previously detained/asylum seekers, organizers, service providers, legal workers, and healthcare providers. We will highlight emerging strategies and new frameworks to end violence and provide support for LGBTQI asylum seekers/ detainees/ undocumented/ and immigrants. Taking out an ad is a great opportunity to connect with conference attendees, show your support for QDEP, and make this historic gathering accessible to all regardless of their financial situation.

This year will be our second annual Queering Immigration Awards, where we will be honoring Alan Jenkins, BK Winery, Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) and Cristina Herrera for their fierce work LGBTQI/ HIV+ migrant community!

 

We thank you in advance for your willingness to partner with our community to enhance the impact of the #qi4 conference. 

 

Please complete the sponsorship form here and email your high resolution ad to the #qi Committee at qi@qdep.org.

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsorship

$500 Sponsorship

$200 sponsorship

$75 sponsorship

Sponsors that give over $5000+ will receive a (Full page [8.5” x 11”]) program book advertisement, recognition on the #qi3 website, all #qi3 promotional materials, public recognition during keynote, and public recognition at the #qi Awards Dinner. Includes 40 tickets to the Queering Immigration Conference and 40 tickets to the Queering Immigration Awards.

Sponsors that give over $3000+ will receive a (Full page [8.5” x 11”]) program book advertisement, recognition on the #qi3 website, all #qi3 promotional materials, public recognition during keynote, and public recognition at the #qi Awards Dinner. Includes 20 tickets to the Queering Immigration Conference and 20 tickets to the Queering Immigration Awards.

Sponsors that give over $1500 will receive a program book advertisement (Half page [8.5” x 5.5”]), recognition on the #qi3 website, as well as all #qi3 promotional materials, and public recognition during keynote speaker. Includes 10 tickets to the Queering Immigration Conference and 10 tickets to the Queering Immigration Awards.

Sponsors that give over $750 will receive a program book advertisement (Quarter page [4.25” x 5.5”]), recognition on the #qi3 website, as well as all #qi3 promotional materials.Includes seven tickets to the Queering Immigration Conference and seven tickets to the Queering Immigration Awards.

Program Booklet ad (Business Card [4.25” x 2.75”]), ad in promo materials, Social media recognition. Includes five tickets to the Queering Immigration Conference and five tickets to the Queering Immigration Awards.

Program Booklet ad Business Card (4.25” x 2.75”), ad in promotional materials. Includes two tickets to the Queering Immigration Conference and two tickets to the Queering Immigration Awards.

Program Booklet ad Business Card (4.25” x 2.75”). Includes a ticket to the Queering Immigration Conference and a ticket to the Queering Immigration Awards.

 

QDEP is a fiscally sponsored project by the Center for Transformative Action a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Queering Immigration Awards

This year will be our second annual Queering Immigration Awards, where we will be honoring Alan Jenkins, BK Winery, Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) and Cristina Herrera for their fierce work LGBTQI/ HIV+ migrant community!

We will see you at the New School’s Wollman Hall on September 22nd, 2017 at 6pm for the awards! Buy your tickets here to honor these incredible advocates!

#qi4: Scholarship Fund

Want to support a directly impacted person to come to the Queering Immigration Conference?

It costs:

  • $50 for a bus ticket from the east coast
  • $200 for a flight from the midwest
  • $300 for a flight from the south
  • $400 for a flight from the west coast

Click on the button below and select, “Sponsor a directly impacted person!”

Housing for #qi4

*ALL PRICES ARE PER PERSON