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.

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JOIN US! Jazz & Friends National Day of School and Community Readings

Support transgender and non-binary youth. On February 28, join educators, parents, community leaders, and faith communities across the country by organizing a reading in your community with one or all three children’s picture books, I Am Jazz, Julián Is a Mermaid and They She He Me: Free to Be!

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Welcoming Schools Premier Professional Development Training

Learn to develop a welcoming, positive school climate with professional development topics on embracing family diversity, supporting transgender and non-binary students, preventing bias-based bullying and creating LGBTQ and gender inclusive classrooms. Contact Us Now!

Find LGBTQ and Gender Inclusive Resources for Your School

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

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Ready to create a more inclusive school climate? Professional development is available across the country for schools and school districts.

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