Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools

HRC Foundation’s Welcoming Schools is the most comprehensive bias-based bullying prevention program in the nation to provide LGBTQ and gender inclusive professional development training, lesson plans, booklists and resources specifically designed for educators and youth-serving professionals. Our program uses an intersectional, anti-racist lens dedicated to actionable policies and practices. We uplift school communities with critical tools 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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Lesson Plans to Support a Gender and LGBTQ Inclusive Schools

Find easy-to-use lesson plans that help you to welcome diversity, prevent bias-based bullying, understand gender and support transgender and non-binary students.

Schedule Welcoming Schools Premier Professional Development!

Welcoming Schools is now offering engaging virtual trainings that feature synchronous interactive learning and asynchronous self-directed learning. To learn more or book your training, contact us now!

Find LGBTQ and Gender Inclusive Resources for Your School

Ready-to-use lesson plans, books and resources to give educators the tools to create welcoming and inclusive school communities.