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Creating a Safe Space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students

March 17, 2016

Presented by Louie Marven, Executive Director, LGBT Center of Central PA

It is a dynamic time of progress for LGBTQ people, but this progress is happening unevenly. There are news stories of same-gender couples attending prom together, and stories of the harsh consequences of bullying faced by LGBTQ youth in schools. Why are responses so different? In this session, we will work toward creating a common language around LGBTQ youth in schools, discuss the environment faced by LGBTQ youth in schools, and learn strategies for creating a safe learning environment for LGBTQ youth on individual and institutional levels.

Recording
Presentation Slides

Links
Model School District Policy on Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students
Model Laws & Policies
LGBT Youth & Schools Resource and Links

 


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March 13, 2017
Harrisburg, Pa.
2017 Social and Emotional Learning Conference:
Building Skills for Lifelong Success

Enjoy a motivating keynote address from Dave Levin, co-founder of KIPP New York, hear from state and national experts about the latest research in social and emotional learning, and learn about effective program models and promising practices.

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