A simple way to let students and families know your school welcomes everyone is to integrate books into your curriculum that reflect diversity.
Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools For All Children & Families
HRC Foundation's Welcoming Schools is the nation's premier professional development program providing training and resources to elementary school educators to welcome diverse families, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.
Support Transgender Youth with an "I Am Jazz" Reading in Your Community
On December 7, join educators, parents, community leaders, and faith communities across the country. Organize a reading of the critically acclaimed children’s picture book, I Am Jazz, in your community. Sign Up Now!
Resources For Your School
Find books for your classroom, ready-to-use lesson plans, and ways to create a more welcoming school community. See All Resources
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We have facilitators across the country ready to deliver professional development modules to improve your school's climate!
Creating inclusive spaces allows all students to thrive regardless of gender identity or expression.
Our facilitators help school staff work together to identify areas of change within the school.
Laws, policies and research that support safe and welcoming schools.
Both of our films are geared toward educators and administrators to help create more inclusive schools.
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