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'Safe Schools Project: LGBTQ' Awarded LGBTRC's 2013 'Trailblazer Award'

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The Center for the Study of Equality & Human Rights' "Safe Schools Project: LGBTQ" was awarded the EMU LGBT Resource Center's 2013 "Trailblazer Award," the latest in a series of positive advancements for the project. This award comes on the heels of an effort to extend reach and longevity of the already-successful program.


"The Safe Schools Project" is a professional development workshop created for educators & administrators to help middle/high school personnel create safer schools for LGBT students. The workshop includes: an educational theatre performance based on real interviews with local youth and educators highlighting the challenges facing current LGBT students, and a follow-up discussion/action workshop.