Safe Schools Safe Communities
Supplies for trainings: more handouts, promotional items to get more people to attend the trainings. Safe Zone for All is a ground breaking educational initiative designed to foster availability for safe spaces for at risk individuals and distribute information and guidance to those seeking assistance.
Events to educate the LGBTQ Latinx community and build bridges; ÒTrans 101Ó trainings to end the disconnect between transgender community and the LGBTQ community at large; bilingual material around HIV/STIs, Transgender people and other educational materials that seek to reduce high-risk behavior and end stigma in community.
Scholarship for campers for 2017 Camp Gender Benders. Camp Gender Benders is an annual four-day, three-night retreat that provides workshops focused on healthcare; self-care and personal wellness; peer-to-peer support; coping skills; mindfulness and meditation; personal reflection and journaling; spiritual reconciliation; art therapy; and more.
Mobilize resources to help develop cooperative organizations desired by vulnerable populations, especially poor, people of color, and sexually marginalized people. We are developing an Education and Outreach initiative to inform folks about worker/owner cooperatives, and to see what other types of co-ops are desired by our target populations, in an effort to remedy the high rate of unemployment, and general precarious experiences of queer people of color in the South.
Arts organization in Miami, FL that understands the reciprocity of social justice, advocacy, and creativity – how all three are necessary for change making. Funding will support weekly mentoring sessions and classes for LGBTQ-identifying youth, as well as intergenerational workshops and youth-focused leadership training.
Phone line for 6 months so that we will help support transgender people and undocumented Latinx people who lack access to traditional institutional resources and increase guidance and navigation to these under served and marginalized communities. We are dedicated to justice with regards to economic, racial and gender and in doing so we empower each other to be leaders. Lastly we are just a group of marginalized people trying to survive and help a few folks along the way by working projects that respond to immediate and urgent community needs while working toward empowering and producing a better world for everyone all the way around.
The first-ever, Piedmont-Triad LGBTQ Youth Educators Conference is being organized by the Social Action Council of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (UUF) of Winston-Salem with support from Wake Forest University’s LGBTQ Center and many other community partners. As part of National Bullying Prevention Month, the large speaker formatted conference scheduled for Saturday, October 28th will invite Board of Education members, Superintendents, Middle and High School Principals and the heads of student support services personnel from the sixteen school districts and eleven counties of Piedmont-Triad, District 5 schools.