LONG ISLAND


IN-PERSON

Tuesday 2/27/2024, 3pm-5pm, Bay Shore Center (34 Park Ave, Bay Shore, NY. 11706)

Join GSA leaders and members from across Suffolk County to expand your network and forge lasting connections. Explore innovative ideas and gain strategies to invigorate your GSA and empower your school community. Unleash your creativity with like-minded individuals passionate about LGBTQ+ advocacy. Don’t miss this opportunity. Join us and ignite change together! Registration is required


Thursday 2/29/2024, 3:30pm-5pm, Southampton High School (141 Narrow Ln, Southampton, NY 11968)

Attention GSA clubs in the Hamptons area! Join us on February 29th at Southampton High School to connect with fellow like-minded students. Our session is tailored to energize you and your club. Discover new tools to invigorate your group while building friendships with other local students who share your vision for a brighter and more inclusive future. Don’t miss out! Registration is required.


Tuesday 3/26/2024, 8:30am-2pm, Suffolk Community College (533 College Rd. Selden, NY 11784)

On Tuesday, March 26, 2024, the LGBT Network will host its 28th Annual LGBT Youth Conference at Suffolk Community College. The 28th Annual LGBT Youth Conference brings together youth from all over Long Island to educate and empower participants to advocate for LGBT people and ignite their activism. 


VIRTUAL

This virtual space is dedicated to GSA Leaders and Students across Long Island to share strategies for engaging and growing their GSA Club. Student Leaders learn from and help each other by sharing what has worked for their clubs and receive advice from each other around challenges.   

Upcoming Dates: 

  • Tuesday, February 20, 4-5pm 
  • Tuesday, March 18, 4-5pm 
  • Tuesday, April 15, 4-5pm
  • Tuesday, May 20, 4-5pm 

This monthly dynamic and inclusive virtual forum brings together dedicated GSA (or other LGBT club) advisors from across the Island. This council serves as a vital platform for advisors and educators to share experiences, exchange ideas, and collaborate on strategies for fostering safe, affirming, and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ youth within their schools and communities. Held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 3-4pm.  

Upcoming Dates:  

  • Tuesday, January 9, 3-4pm 
  • Tuesday, February 13, 3-4pm 
  • Tuesday, March 12, 3-4pm 
  • Tuesday, April 9, 3-4pm 
  • Tuesday, May 14, 3-4pm 

QUEENS & BROOKLYN


IN-PERSON

Bronx GSA Networking Mixer – In Collaboration with  Millenium Arts Academy (IN-PERSON) 

Tuesday, 3/5, 3:30pm-5:30pm, Millenium Arts Academy  (1980 Lafayette Ave, Bronx, NY 10473) 

Unite and share ideas for a brighter future for the LGBT community. Collaborate with fellow GSA leaders and members in and around the Bronx on creative solutions and fresh ideas to spread advocacy and support in our schools and beyond. Register now and be the change you want to see! 


Project Lead is an interactive and engaging 3-day program for Middle and High School Students (13-18 years old) that offers workshops on LGBT rights, advocacy, social justice, leadership skills, media literacy, and more. Participants receive a certificate of community service, and the opportunity to take a leadership role in LGBT Network programs going forward.  Location:  Q-Center – 35-11 35th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106

Upcoming Dates: 

Option 1 – Tuesday, 2/20 – Thursday, 2/22

Option 2 – Tuesday, 4/23 – Thursday 4/25  


Queens GSA Networking Mixer – In Collaboration with Frank Sinatra School of the Arts ! (IN-PERSON)

Wednesday, May 15, 4 – 6 PM, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts  (35-12 35th Ave, Queens, NY 11106)

Unite and share ideas for a brighter future for the LGBT community. Collaborate with fellow GSA leaders and members in and around Queens on creative solutions and fresh ideas to spread advocacy and support in our schools and beyond. Register now and be the change you want to see!


NYC LGBT Youth Summit 2024 (IN-PERSON)

Friday, March 15, 2024, from 8:30AM-2PM, Queens College  (65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York 11367)

On Friday, March 15, 2024, the LGBT Network will host its 7th Annual NYC LGBT Youth Summit at Queens College. The 7th annual NYC LGBT Youth Summit brings together youth from all New York City to educate and empower participants to advocate for LGBT people and ignite their activism.


VIRTUAL

This monthly virtual meeting is an opportunity for NYC GSA advisors and educators to discuss what’s happening in your school, exchange ideas, and support each other’s missions to make our schools safer for LGBTQ+ students in every borough.   Held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 4pm.  

Upcoming Dates:  

  • Tuesday, January 23, 4pm 
  • Tuesday, February 27, 4pm 
  • Tuesday, March 26, 4pm 
  • Tuesday, April 23, 4pm 
  • Tuesday, May 28, 4pm