Students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (GLBTQ) face numerous challenges within educational institutions. Bullying, harrassment, and victimization are often corelated with these students feeling disconnected from their school. The purpose of this project was to design a program, identify potential funding sources, and write a grant to fund a youth conference for the Gay Straight Alliance Network. The goal of this conference is to offer gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) youth, as well as their straight supportive counterparts an opportunity to network; connect with positive GLBTQ role models; form partnerships with school administrators, faculty, and staff; and gain the knowledge, support, and advocacy tools needed to create a plan of action to positively change the climate of their schools. This conference will further educate school administrators, faculty, and staff of anti-discrimination laws and protective policies related to GLBTQ youth. Implications for social work practice are discussed. The actual submission and/or funding of this grant were not required for the successful completion of this project.
|Advisor:||Washington, Thomas Alex|
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 47/05M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Social work, LGBTQ studies|
Copyright in each Dissertation and Thesis is retained by the author. All Rights Reserved
The supplemental file or files you are about to download were provided to ProQuest by the author as part of a
dissertation or thesis. The supplemental files are provided "AS IS" without warranty. ProQuest is not responsible for the
content, format or impact on the supplemental file(s) on our system. in some cases, the file type may be unknown or
may be a .exe file. We recommend caution as you open such files.
Copyright of the original materials contained in the supplemental file is retained by the author and your access to the
supplemental files is subject to the ProQuest Terms and Conditions of use.
Depending on the size of the file(s) you are downloading, the system may take some time to download them. Please be