Subject: IMPORTANT: Safe Schools Coalition Fall Training Series STARTS THIS SATURDAY! Clock hours are available.
From: Gabi Clayton ~ Safe Schools Coalition <>
Date: 11/8/2012 1:31 PM

Dear Safe Schools Coalition Members and Friends:

Safe Schools Coalition Fall Training Series STARTS THIS SATURDAY! Clock hours are available.
From: Katrina Pestano <>
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2012
Subject: Safe Schools Coalition Training Series: Schedule and Registration

Good afternoon,

The Safe School Coalition Fall Series begins on Saturday, November 10, 2012.

Please turn in your registration form as soon as possible.
Final training schedule with new workshop descriptions is below in this email and also online here:

                                where you will also be able to access the flyer and registration form.

5 clock hours will be available for $2 each.

Safe Schools Coalition Presents: Safe Schools Series 2012
Professional Development Training Program

Training Schedule:
Welcoming Schools
November 10, 2012 - 12:30-5:30
Welcoming Schools is a comprehensive approach offering a tool kit to create welcoming schools that address family diversity, avoiding and eliminating gender role stereotyping, and ending bullying.

Being an Ally to LGBTQ Youth
December 8, 2012 - 10:30-12:30
This workshop will explore ways to be an ally to LGBTQ youth in schools and other social service agencies. Participants will take part in activities designed to increase awareness of the issues that LGBTQ youth face and will practice ways to engage others in conversation around these issues.

Building Skills Toward Responding to Micro-Aggressions
December 8, 2012 - 1:00-5:00
This workshop will provide opportunities for self-exploration and collective exploration of ways our communication can reflect socially just engagement with our students, colleagues, and our communities.

LGBTQ Bullying and Harassment: Prevention and Intervention
December 15, 2012 - 10:30-1:30
Explore case studies of anti-LGBTQ bullying, harassment and intimidation and practice strategies for recognizing it. Share skills of intervention and develop prevention strategies. Know school-related law and policy regarding LGBTQ issues.

Intersections: LGBTQ Youth of Color and Immigrant Youth
December 15, 2012 - 2:00-5:00
Examine approaches for supporting LGBTQ youth of color and/or LGBTQ immigrant youth. Critically examine homophobia and/or transphobia in popular culture and learn strategies of using popular culture to discuss these issues.
Please forward to your contacts.
Thank you!



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