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 embrace family diversity, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.

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Back to School with Welcoming Schools!

Start the year off with great resources for developing gender & LGBTQ inclusive schools. When students feel safe at school, they can thrive!

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Plan for Welcoming Schools Professional Development Training Now!

Find out more about Welcoming Schools premier professional development training on embracing family diversity, supporting transgender and non-binary students, preventing bias-based bullying and creating LGBTQ and gender inclusive classrooms. Line up training for this academic year. Contact Us Now!

Find LGBTQ and Gender Inclusive Resources for Your School

Ready-to-use lesson plans, diverse books for your classroom and ways to create a more welcoming school community.

Diverse Books for Your School

Welcome all students and their families with diverse books. Find books featuring all kinds of families, LGBTQ inclusive books, books to challenge gender stereotypes and books that support transgender and non-binary students.

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