Big thanks to Sam (and others) for providing framework for the retreat.
The date and location has been selected as July 13-15th, 2018 in Denver, CO. University of Denver will be the location
We hope to finalize the contract in the coming week. Was unable to get it done this past week with delays from University of Denver with the Holidays.
A generic agenda was provided which consisted of a start Friday evening at 6 p.m. with dinner and endes Sunday morning.
Travel scholarships will be offered to those in need of assistance attending to help with travel. Registration will be $50 per person.
Registration to open in January. Registrets will be asked: need for scholarships, food restrictions, room requests (single/double).
An email will go out the first week of January to all Dignity Chapters asking for support. The request will include an ask for funds for DYAC as well as support of any Young adults in their chapter to encourage and if needed help sponsor their attendance
Krispy Kreme fundraiser and maybe others
Leader of the Retreat
Louis Mitchell – Chris has reached out to him as a leader or for suggestions on a colleague
Look to the Speakers at Gay Christian Network that is being held in Jan as it is taking place in Denver
Sam: thanks for hard work
Martin mentions view of the Dignity USA board
Looking back and looking forward should/could be included in the retreat
Mentioned a few members are not connected to a local community
Francis: sharing or storytelling to bring us together included within the retreat
Sam: prayers as part of the retreat
2nd/3rd phase of Dignity USA Jubilee questionnaire will be taking place during the retreat. Good opportunity for focusing on those tasks.
Thank you to all who participated in the survey sent out by the Catholic Church on the Synod on the Youth and who send in feedback. It will be put into a statement with Marianne’s assistance in response to the Synod
Thank you all for attending. If there are any additional comments you can always reach out to the DYAC leadership or post on the DYAC Facebook.