Presented by Mary Jane Karger, L.M.S.W, A.C.S.W.
& Tyler Conroy
Thursday, October 10th
Program & Dinner 4:00pm—7:00pm
200 Knollwood Road Extension
Elmsford, NY 10523
Reception Sponsored by The College of Westchester
Current WPRCA Members: FREE
Non-WPRCA Members: Event Fee $25
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Mary Jane Karger, was a Social worker for Carmel Central School District in NY for 31 years. She has been volunteering with GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network since 1997. She became the Hudson Valley, NY chapter co-chair in 1997, and since 2003 she has been a member of their national Board of Directors and their National Advisory Council.
Mary Jane has received several awards based on her advocacy for LGBT youth. In 2006 she received Westchester County Youth Bureau’s Youth Achievement Award, the first ever GLSEN Educator of the Year Award in 2009, the National Education Association’s Virginia Uribe Creative Leadership in Human and Civil Rights Award in 2009 and in 2011, the Westchester County LGBT Advisory Board’s Outstanding Individual Contributor to the LGBT Community Award. Mary Jane retired in 2008.