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Education & Training Calendar

Know Your Workplace Rights

Wednesday, February 17, 6:30P

Join LGBT Network and guest speaker, Jonathan Bell, Partner at Bell Law Group, for a special presentation about knowing your rights in the workplace as an LGBT person.   This program will cover information pertaining to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.  Register today!

Special thanks to workplace partners National Grid and People's United Bank.

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The Top 10 Dos & Don’ts When Someone Comes Out to You at Work

Wednesday, February 24, 11:45A

The LGBT Network Workplace Education Committee shares its guide to being the most supportive co-worker you can be!  Register today for these fun tips.

Special thanks to workplace partners National Grid and People's United Bank.

Register: The Top 10 Dos & Don’ts When Someone Comes Out to You at Work

Virtual Career Coaching Session: The Interview

Wednesday, March 3, 11:45A

Hear from four professionals from LGBT Network’s Workplace Career Committee about how to ace an interview – before, during, and after!  Register today!

Special thanks to workplace partners National Grid and People's United Bank, with grant support from Capitol One and Sterling National Bank.

Register: Virtual Career Coaching Session: The Interview

LGBT Employee Resource Group (ERG) Roundtable & Check-In

Wednesday, March 10, 11:45A

LGBT Network’s Workplace Initiative invites all LGBT ERG leaders and members to participate in this roundtable program to connect and network.  Please register today!

Special thanks to workplace partners National Grid and People's United Bank.

LGBT Employee Resource Group (ERG) Roundtable & Check-In

LGBT 101 for Elementary School Educators

Thursday, March 25, 3:30P

 LGBT Network’s “LGBT 101 for Elementary School Educators” is a professional yet fun and interactive educational workshop designed to increase understanding as a tool to decrease the bullying of LGBT and other youth in schools.  Our workshop uses activities and ongoing dialogue and Q&A to facilitate conversations and foster understanding.   The program covers the topics of sexual orientation, gender identity, and experiences of LGBT people.  The program also provides definitions and understanding of terms such as non-binary, pronouns, gender fluid, and heterosexism/cissexism.  Statistics about the bullying, verbal and physical harassment, and violence committed against LGBT youth are used to illuminate the need to stop bullying.

Register: LGBT 101 for Elementary School Educators

LGBT 101 for Middle School Educators

Thursday, April 22, 3:30P

 LGBT Network’s “LGBT 101 for Middle School Educators” is a professional yet fun and interactive educational workshop designed to increase understanding as a tool to decrease the bullying of LGBT and other youth in schools.  Our workshop uses activities and ongoing dialogue and Q&A to facilitate conversations and foster understanding.   The program covers the topics of sexual orientation, gender identity, and experiences of LGBT people.  The program also provides definitions and understanding of terms such as non-binary, pronouns, gender fluid, and heterosexism/cissexism.  Statistics about the bullying, verbal and physical harassment, and violence committed against LGBT youth are used to illuminate the need to stop bullying.

Register: LGBT 101 for Middle School Educators

LGBT 101 for High School Educators

Thursday, May 20, 3:30P

 LGBT Network’s “LGBT 101 for High School Educators” is a professional yet fun and interactive educational workshop designed to increase understanding as a tool to decrease the bullying of LGBT and other youth in schools.  Our workshop uses activities and ongoing dialogue and Q&A to facilitate conversations and foster understanding.   The program covers the topics of sexual orientation, gender identity, and experiences of LGBT people.  The program also provides definitions and understanding of terms such as non-binary, pronouns, gender fluid, and heterosexism/cissexism.  Statistics about the bullying, verbal and physical harassment, and violence committed against LGBT youth are used to illuminate the need to stop bullying.

Register: LGBT 101 for High School Educators


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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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