The National LGBTQ Task Force said the 34th annual Creating Change conference slated for January 12-16 in New Orleans will be held virtually. The dates for the new virtual conference will be announced shortly.
“While disappointing, we must put the health and wellness of our attendees, volunteers, staff and other conference supporters first and have decided to move forward with a virtual only conference,” said Kierra Johnson, Executive Director, National LGBTQ Task Force. “Despite the strict protocols we instituted, given the surge of the Omicron variant cases, we feel the safest and most responsible decision is to gather virtually as we did in January 2021,” continued Johnson.
“We know that Creating Change is a unique and empowering experience for our community,” said Johnson. “Everyone who attends brings so much love and passion to the conference but our responsibility first and foremost is caring for each other.”
“We will announce what programming will look like for Creating Change 2022 and beyond as soon as possible,” said Danny Linden, Creating Change Conference Director. “We are grateful to all of the attendees, participants and sponsors for their understanding as we transition to a virtual experience and the opportunity to bring Creating Change to an even larger audience,” concluded Linden.
The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice, and equity for LGBTQ people. For more information go to https://www.thetaskforce.org