What is the Breakthrough Conversation Project?

Talking to friends and family members about the issues facing people who are LGBT is the single most important thing we can do to help change hearts & minds. Therefore, Family Equality Council is part of a 15 organization coalition working on The Breakthrough Conversations project. This new effort new effort aims to change hearts and minds on LGBT equality through mobilizing conversations between LGBT advocates and people to whom they are close, using specific research-based messages.

Past Events

  • Minneapolis, MN: Breakthrough Conversation Training, April 20, 2013
  • San Francisco, CA: Breakthrough Conversation Training, March 23, 2013
  • Los Angeles, CA: Breakthrough Conversation Training, March 16, 2013
  • Los Angeles, CA: Breakthrough Conversation Youth & Family Roundtable Discussion, October 30, 2012.
  • San Francisco, CA: Breakthrough Conversation Youth & Family Roundtable Discussion, November 18, 2012.
  • San Diego, CA: Breakthrough Conversation Youth & Family Roundtable Discussion, December 1, 2012.
  • Oakland, CA: Training for Parents & Educators on LGBTQ Advocacy Training & Inclusive Schools Dialog, November 17. Hosted by Our Family Coalition, in partnership with Family Equality Council.
  • Provincetown, MA: Breakthrough Conversation Training, August 5, 2013
  • Washington, DC: Breakthrough Conversation Training, September 21, 2013