Subject: strictly fyi: CA, NC, SC, GA & surrounding areas, NJ, WA
From: Nik <>
Date: 1/3/2012 3:06 PM

Dear Safe Schools Coalition Members and Friends, 


(1) Bay Area Youth Summit (BAYS) Conference (Jan. 19; Stanford, CA)

(2) Camps Pride Youth Actions & Trainings (Jan 31, March 1, April 1; NC, SC, GA areas)

(3) 2012 NJ GSA Forum (Feb. 4; Long Branch, NJ)

(4) FREE Pariah Movie Passes (Jan. 5; Seattle, WA)

(5) Sno-GLOBE Equality Allilance 2012 Film Festival (Jan. 29; Everett, WA)

(1) Bay Area Youth Summit (BAYS) Conference (Jan. 19; Stanford, CA)

The Bay Area Youth Summit (BAYS) is a conference hosted by Burlingame High School for LGBT and allied youth and adults to come together to learn how to fight bullying in schools. The Bay Area Youth Summit is committed to giving each individual the power to make a difference. This event can provide youth with the driving force needed to overcome challenges they face in their individual communities, whether they be an unsupportive school administration, bullies, or misunderstanding from their peers. Rather than speaking to the LGBTQ youth community as a whole, the Bay Area Youth Summit will serve to empower each unique individual with the tools and knowledge needed to combat their troubles. On January 19th we are going to discuss this years' goals in depth, and provide anybody who is interested with information about how to get involved. We will answer any questions of concern as well.

When: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Stanford University, LGBT€˘CRC: Fire Truck House, Second Floor

For more info visit


(2) Camps Pride Youth Actions & Trainings (Jan 31, March 1, April 1; NC, SC, GA areas)

There are three scholarship/training opportunities listed for ucpoming events such as the HRC Carolinas Dinner, the East Coast Stop The Hate Campus Bias & Hate Prevention Training and, as featured on Logo, the annual Camp Pride Summer Leadership Academy. All three have different deadlines -- go online to

Apply online to get a free ticket to the
Human Rights Campaign Carolina Gala
& the Campus Pride Leaders In Action Summit
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2011 ** EXTENDED **

Apply online to participate in the
Stop The Hate Bias & Hate Crime Prevention Training
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2012

Apply online to get a free registration to attend the
Camp Pride LGBT & Ally Summer Leadership Academy
Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2012


(3) 2012 NJ GSA Forum (Feb. 4; Long Branch, NJ)

 The 2012 New Jersey Gay Straight Alliance Forum will feature Pat Griffin, Director of The GLSEN Sports Project: Changing the Game, a full variety of your favorite workshops, connecting with other Gay Straight Alliances, and a chance to bring ally athletes to learn how they can also be a part of creating a safe climate for LGBTQ people in the school community. The date is Saturday, February 4 and location is Long Branch High School. 

Register at  



(4) FREE Pariah Movie Passes (Jan. 5; Seattle, WA)

FREE! Jan 5th "Pariah" movie - Free passes for 17 & up - Born This Way Kafé

20 free passes for screening of the movie "Pariah" a teen lesbian of color coming of age story -- free to the first 20 youth age 17 - 20 who reply to with your name and age!

"Pariah"    rated R

Thursday, January 5

7 p.m. showtime - meet at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby Meridian 16 Theater - 1501 ~ 7th Avenue, Seattle across from Cheesecake Factory and WA Convention Center From Focus Features and the Born This Way Kafé

Pariah is a 2011 contemporary drama film written and directed by Dee Rees, and is based on her own experience of being a young Lesbian of Color. It tells the story of Alike (Adepero Oduye), a 17-year old African-American teenager embracing her identity as a lesbian. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the Excellence in Cinematography Award.   -- watch the trailer here!


(5) Sno-GLOBE Equality Allilance 2012 Film Festival (Jan. 29; Everett, WA)

Sno-GLOBE Equality Allilance Presents our 2012 Film Festival on Sunday, January 29th from 1:00-6:30 p.m. at the PUD Auditorium in Everett, WA.  More information is listed at  Tickets can be purchased for $10.00 at, 


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