ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS!
Important meeting Thursday. Pick up your field trip for LGBT Long Beach Pride. Only 30 spots on the bus.
-Harvey Milk day May 22nd. Come afterschool and learn about this influential politician who rallied for LGBT rights!
Poster Making will take place at this week's meeting Thursday May 16
-GSA End of the year Picnic, Date: TBA
If interested in becoming an officer please contact the president or Mrs. Valadez. (Note all officers are selected by a panel of teachers)
GSA Network: The GSA Network empowers youth activists to fight homophobia and transphobia in schools.
The Trevor Project: The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
It Gets Better Project: The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone — and it WILL get better.
GLSEN: GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.
GLAAD: For over 25 years, GLAAD has worked with news, entertainment and social media to bring culture-changing stories of LGBT people into millions of homes and workplaces every day.
Lambda Legal: At Lambda Legal, we imagine a world without discrimination and inequality, and we work to achieve that vision every day. We make the case for equality in the nation’s courts and in the court of public opinion. The work we do has impact on the way all of us live—we change laws, policies and ideas.
ACLU : The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
Huffington Post Gay : Current events in the gay community.
MEETING AGENDA 4/4
i. Long Beach Pride
ii. Harvey Milk Day
iii. Shakey's Fundraiser
V. GSA Officer Applications
vi. Next year recruitment
Director of Activities