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Education & Training Calendar

Upcoming GSA Trainings:

 

Upstander Training and NYC GSA Council Meeting

Wednesday, September 30, 3:30PM-5:00PM

Don’t Stand By, Stand Up! Become an UPSTANDER at this LGBT Network interactive workshop, it trains and empowers youth to intervene when they see bullying. Participants will be trained to identify types of bullying and bystander behaviors. Stay for our ongoing NYC GSA Council meetings, where we will share best practices for GSA clubs meeting remotely. Advisors and student leaders will have the opportunity to bring up successes and challenges of running clubs this year, and support each other for success.

Register: Upstander Training and NYC GSA Council Meeting

GSA Mixer

Wednesday, September 30, 5:00PM

Join our GSA Mixer a social event for all youth & young adult GSA leaders and members! This virtual GSA Mixer will allow students a safe space to meet peers, network, learn the best practices of other GSA's, share advocacy and school campaign ideas, and most of all be themselves.

Register: GSA Mixer

LI GSA Council

Wednesday October 14, 5:00PM

Represent your school's GSA and join the LI GSA Council! Meet GSA student leaders from across Long Island to discuss fun ideas that help you promote and engage your GSA and school community! Empower your club with innovative ideas and fun events that keep your GSA strong, be it virtual or live!

Register: LI GSA Council

Upcoming Community Workshops:

 

Introduction to LGBT Cultural Responsiveness (LGBT 101)

Thursday, September 24, 11am

Fee: $20

An introduction to the LGBT community by defining common terminology, explaining the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, and exploring both risk factors and resiliencies. The training will conclude with discussion of best practices to make your agency safe welcoming the LGBT individuals.

Register: LGBT 101 for HHS Professionals

Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming & Non-Binary Experiences (T201) for HHS Professionals

Thursday, October 1, 11am

Fee: $20

Improve your understanding of the unique experiences of people who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary (TGNCNB). Topics covered will include knowledge of the social and health needs of the community, creating safer and more affirming agencies and services, and identifying local TGNCNB affirming resources.

Register: Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming & Non-Binary Experiences (T201) for HHS Professionals

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Charging Up Your GSA

Get your GSA club re-energized with opportunities to empower and train your club members, attract new members, and plan and organize various “days of action” to stop bullying. GSA club members will have the opportunity to share their best practices from their own GSA club. Participants will also learn about how they can incorporate anti-bullying peer programs, HIV/sexual health education, and more!

Upstander Training (GSA Clubs)

Don’t Stand By, Stand Up! Become an UPSTANDER at this LGBT Network interactive workshop, it trains and empowers youth to intervene when they see bullying. Participants will be trained to identify types of bullying and bystander behaviors. Through role-play, participants will better understand bystander behavior and have the opportunity to practice effective and appropriate responses to bullying. 

LGBT 101

This interactive workshop provides an introduction to the LGBT community by defining common terminology, explaining the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, and exploring both risk factors and resiliencies. The training will conclude with a discussion of best practices to create safer and more supportive environments for LGBT people.

Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming & Non Binary (TGNCNB) Experiance (T201)

This educational and interactive training will improve understanding of the unique experiences of people who identify as transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary (TGNCNB). We will discuss some of the various ways in which TGNCNB people may or may not transition and how to support each person’s individual journey. Topics covered will include knowledge of the social and health needs of the community, creating safer and more affirming spaces, and identifying local TGNCNB affirming resources.

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