CSUB hosts 3rd annual LGBTQ Youth Summit

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On Saturday, Cal State Bakersfield and The Dolores Huerta Foundation hosted the third annual LGBTQ Youth Summit.

Each year the event is aimed at creating a safe and educational environment for the youthful LGBTQ community and anyone else who wants to learn more, according to organizers.

Workshops on mental health, sex education, and healthy relationships were also provided to attendees at the summit.

A panel of high school students shared their experiences with coming out and gave advice for the younger LGBTQ community. 

"We just wanted to create a fun and inclusive space for LGBTQ people in Kern County" said Gloria Garcia of California Rural Legal Assistance. 

In addition, the youth summit also introduces LGBTQ youth to the wealth of local resources that are available to them locally.

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