Monday, September 7, 2009

Gender JUST Celebrates Safe & Affirming Action Campaign



From Gender JUST:

Have you been following Gender JUST’s Safe & Affirming Education Campaign? Do you want to learn more? Do you want to get involved? Are you interested in meeting the amazing young people, parents, teachers, and allies who lead this campaign? Would you like to celebrate the victories and all the hard work that’s gone into Gender JUST’s Safe & Affirming Education Campaign?

Come to a Celebration for Safe & Affirming Education!
Hosted by Gender JUST’s Safe & Affirming Education Organizing Committee

• Saturday, September 19th 2009
• 6:00pm – 8:00pm
• Lichen Lending Library (1921 S Blue Island) – right down the street from Lozano Library!

Bring some food, bring some music, bring some friends, bring some energy, bring yourself!

Below are some links to press on Gender JUST’s Safe & Affirming Education Campaign:

“Gender JUST Meets with Huberman”
http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=22654

“CPS Acts on LGBT Concerns”
http://www.newstips.org/interior.php?section=Newstips&main_id=1024

“LGBTQs Take Education to the Streets”
http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=22760

“LGBTQA/GNC Students and Allies Meet with CPS Chief, Ron Huberman, about Safe & Affirming Education”
http://sexgenderbody.com/content/lgbtqagnc-students-and-allies-meet-cps-chief-ron-huberman-about-safe-affirming-education

“Huberman Attends Forum on LGBTQ Students”
http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=21501

“Huberman Meets with GLBT Activists about Creating Safer Schools”
http://www.chicagofreepress.com/node/3599

“Group Invites Huberman to Speak”
http://windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=20644

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Gender JUST’s Safe & Affirming Education Campaign is a grassroots coalition of students, parents, teachers, and allies working together to fight against heterosexism and violence towards LGBTQ students in Chicago Public Schools by organizing through an economic, racial, and gender justice framework.

Gender JUST (Gender Justice United for Societal Transformation) is a multi-racial, multi-ethnic, and multi-generational grassroots organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allied (LGBTQA) young people, LGBTQA people of color, and LGBTQA grassroots folks developing leadership and building power through organizing.

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