No Time to Lose 2012 Conference Presentations and Handouts


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8:30 - Welcome – Lawrence Shweky, SCUSD Integrated Support Services

8:40 – Opening Remarks – Isaac Gardon, SCUSD Board of Education Student Member

8:45 - Keynote Address on Gender, Bullying, and Harassment:
Strategies to End Sexism and Homophobia in Schools – Elizabeth J. Meyer, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Video Links: Part 1, Part 2

10:15 - Break

10:30 - New Visions: Creating a Responsive System for LGBTQ Youth:
School and Community Perspectives – Jerry Peterson, Contra Costa LGBTQ Youth Advocacy Collaborative


Video Links: Part 3, Part 4

11:45 - Lunch

12:15 - Youth Panel

1:00 - Workshops – Session A

A1) What Do I Say When? Proactive Ways to Prevent Negative Interactions in Schools – Elizabeth J. Meyer, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


A2) Working Effectively with LGBTQ Youth Involved with the Child Welfare System – Rob Woronoff, Family Builders

AB458 Fact Sheet

California LGBTQ Youth Rights Flyer

LGBTQ Terminology

P4 Program Description

Selected LGBTQ Bibliography

A3) Clinical Issues in Counseling LGBTQ Youth and Families - Nichole Wofford and Emily Herr, SCUSD Connect Center


Supplemental Materials

A4) Legal Issues That Affect LGBTQ Youth and Families – Amy Williams, Legal Services of Northern California

Presentation (PDF, PPT)

Fair Education Act Resource List

A5) Early Intervention in School Systems to Prevent LGBT Health Disparities – Ed Callahan, UC Davis Medical Center

Rewriting Narratives Presentation

2:45 - Workshops – Session B

B6) Strategies for Creating an Inclusive and LGBT-Friendly Classroom – Julie Snider and Terri Wollack, SCUSD Rosemont High School

Things You Can Do to Make Your School a “Safe Space”

Top Ten Things Teachers Can Do To Support LGBQ Students

B7) Legislative Issues that Affect LGBTQ Youth and Families - Wendy Hill, Office of Senator Tom Ammiano


B8) ABCs of STDs for LGBTs – Emily Tsuchida, CARES

B9) Understanding the Needs of Transgender Youth and Families – Ben Hudson and Rachael Hudson, Gender Health Center

Fair Education Act & AB9

Gender Heath Center Training Materials

2009 National School Climate Survey

Trans Youth Terminology

B10)The FAIR Act: Classroom Resources for Teaching LGBT History - Angela Luna and Melissa Bryden, San Juan Unified School District

Fair Education Act Presentation (PDF, PPT)

Talking Points 

Rights for LGBTQ Youth in California

LGBTQ Research Project

LGBTQ Resources

Lesson Plans


Uncommon Good Community Contributions

What’s a Family

4:15 - Closing, Evaluation, Raffles

4:30 - Adjourn


Additional Materials

Conference Agenda

SCUSD LGBT Reading List