After the last two years of meeting virtually or not at all, many chapters are now starting to meet in person again and finding that things might not be the same as they were before the pandemic. Meeting locations might have new rules for outside groups or might not be available. Attendees have different levels of comfort in how they participate and many come with strong opinions. Chapters are also left to wonder how to make sure they aren’t losing the benefits of virtual meetings while meeting in person.

One of our key goals is to help you take the information that you learned in this session and use it to make your chapter stronger and more effective. To do that, we’ve created this page to provide you with tools, resources, and references to materials mentioned in the workshop. As always, the PFLAG National staff is here to help. If you have any questions, comments, or just need some good advice, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

PFLAG Resources:

PFLAG Connects for Chapter Leaders

PFLAG Connects: Communities

Something to Talk About Live

Creating Confident Leaders: Facilitation Skills Workbook (PDF)

Chapter Operations Manual (PDF)

How to Prepare and Host Hybrid Meetings (PDF)

PFLAG's Unity & Inclusion Statement

PFLAG Academy Online:

Facilitation Skills for PFLAG Leaders: pflag.org/facilitationskillsrecording

Advanced Facilitation Skills: pflag.org/advancedfacilitationrecording

Facilitation Skills for Virtual Support Group Meetings: pflag.org/virtualfacilitationrecording

Facilitation Skills for a New Era: pflag.org/confidentleadersrecording

Understanding How to Build Inclusive Spaces: pflag.org/pccrecording

Conflict Resolution for PFLAG Chapters: pflag.org/conflictresolutionrecording

Demonstrating Kindness: pflag.org/bekindrecording and pflag.org/bekind201recording

Additional Resources: 

CDC Guidance: Small and Large Gatherings

AdWeek: In-Person Events Are Back—but Not for Everyone

USA Today: Pride month events return with new mission to uplift people of color, trans civil rights

WebMD: For Millions, the Pandemic Isn’t Over: 'We Are Indeed Stuck'

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