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Wednesday, September 9 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Promoting Safety, Inclusion and Well-Being for LGBTQ+ Students

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Only 32% of LGBTQ students in California always feel safe in their classroom and only 27% feel comfortable talking to their school counselor about their LGBTQ identity. A lack of cultural competency and fear of pushback often result in hesitancy around LGBTQ inclusion efforts. Participants will leave with a stronger understanding of LGBTQ identities, of our legal obligations and several best practices that create safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ students.

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Dr. Vincent Pompei

Director, Youth Well-Being Program, Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Dr. Vincent Pompei is a former educator and sought out expert on the safety and inclusion of LGBTQ+ youth in K-12 schools. He directs the Well-Being Program and the annual Time to THRIVE conference for the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest civil rights organization dedicated... Read More →



Wednesday September 9, 2020 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
  Cultural Responsiveness
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