LGBTQIA EDUCATION AND ADVOCACY

San Diego Unified School District's work in addressing LGBTQIA concerns is in accordance with the district's Nondiscrimination Policy and the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000. SDUSD is devoted to ensuring safe, supportive, and welcoming school sites from discrimination and harassment for all students. San Diego Unified School District is proud to support our lesbian, gay, bisexual/pansexual, transgender, questioning/queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) students and families.

District statement on rights of transgender students (2/27/17)

LGBTQIA Education and Advocacy functions under the Office of Youth Advocacy and is a completely integrated program within San Diego Unified School District that collaborates with other programs to make schools safer for all students including gay, lesbian, bisexual/pansexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual students.

GOAL:

Provide school site resources and district support to meet the needs of LGBTQIA students and their families.

MISSION STATEMENT:

LGBTQIA Education and Advocacy is devoted to supporting school leaders in ensuring that students have multiple opportunities to thrive both academically and personally.

PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES:

  • Professional development for staff regarding LGBTQIA student issues

  • FAIR Education Act curriculum development, training, and implementation

  • Student engagement and leadership opportunities

  • Community engagement and collaboration

  • PRIDE Commemorations

 

Contact

Office of Youth Advocacy
4100 Normal Street
☎ (619) 725-5595
youthadvocacy@sandi.net

Program Manager
Sophia Arredondo
(619) 725-5597
 
Project Resource Teacher
Mick Rabin
(619) 725-7221