Subject: strictly fyi: webinar TOMORROW, grants, cell phone privacy
From: "Reis, Beth" <>
Date: 6/26/2012 3:15 PM

Dear Safe Schools Coalition Members and Friends:


(1) $1,000 grants

(2) ACLU: Cell Phone Privacy

(3) FREE – Does FMLA protect you and your family? Department of Labor Webinar on Family and Medical Leave TOMORROW, June 27th




(1) $1,000 grants


Need some funding?

Have a crazy brilliant idea that needs funding? We award $1,000 grants every month. It couldn't be simpler! Your idea is yours alone. We don't want a stake in it. We just want to help you make it happen!

•             You don’t have to be a 501c3 organization and the application is incredibly simple.

•             There’s a Seattle chapter – click on the Chapters tab and then on Seattle to see what they’ve funded in the last few months.

•             Ten chapter trustees pledge to give $100/month and decision-making is by consensus.

•             Contributions are not yet tax-deductible.


Most Awesome thing to learn about!!!




(2) ACLU: Cell Phone Privacy


Check out this Cell Phone Report on Student Privacy Issues from the American Civil Liberties Union:


As cell phones become more and more indispensable to young people, confiscation and searches of students' phones by school authorities has become widespread. Because such searches provide a window into every aspect of a students' private life, they violate the laws that protect students' privacy rights.




(3) FREE – Does FMLA protect you and your family? Department of Labor Webinar on Family and Medical Leave TOMORROW, June 27th


Join Family Equality's own Naz Meftah and the Department of Labor on Wednesday, June 27th at 2pm EST (11 am, PDT) for a FREE webinar on Family and Medical Leave. The Department of Labor is releasing a new Employee Guide to the FMLA, a 16 page, plain language booklet designed to answer common FMLA questions and clarify who can take FMLA leave and what protections the FMLA provides. The webinar will also discuss taking FMLA leave to care for your child, even if you don't have a legal or biological relationship. 

Join this FREE webinar to hear Naz's story about struggling without FMLA and tell your own story or ask questions of Department of Labor officials. Click HERE to RSVP. 




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