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Gayla! 10th Anniversary

Please join us for the 10th Anniversary GAYLA!

Presented by Make it Better 4 Youth and our hosts Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School
74 Ridge Road, Rumson NJ 07760
Friday June 7th from 7-10pm
Dinner and DJ
$20 CASH ONLY

Students are to be picked up no later than 10:15 pm.
Students attending MUST do both of the following:

1. Fill out this form  to let us know you are coming. We need this so we can plan our evening. Do this by June 3rd please.
2. And…fill in this permission slip and either submit before or at the dance. (Scan or snap a picture of the form and email or print and fill out.) We can’t impress upon you the importance of this; you MUST have a signed form to enter.

Join us for a fun-filled evening with friends and allies around our region…each year people show up with old friends, and leaving having met new ones!

Questions? prom@makeitbetteryouth.org

 

LGBTQ Intergenerational Potluck: two dates!

Two dates! November 18, 2018 and January 20, 2019 12-2:30PM in Red Bank NJ. This is the continuation of the first potluck that was held last year. Sign up via our form (link), and we will confirm your spot! The last one we held was awesome and we can’t wait for this intergenerational table talk!

Here’s what we said about it previously:
Recent studies show that the aging LGBTQ population lacks connection to community, frequently ages alone or in isolation, and also feels that their activism and civil rights efforts aren’t being shared as part of a common history with youth. Our meet-ups will provide common ground for conversation about LGBTQ history and social justice concerns for both young and aging people.

 

9th Annual GAYLA!

Please join us for the 9th Annual GAYLA!

Presented by Make it Better 4 Youth and our hosts Red Bank Regional High School cafeteria
101 Ridge Road, Little Silver NJ 07739
Friday June 8th from 6:30-9:30pm
Dinner and DJ
$20 CASH ONLY

Students are to be picked up no later than 9:45 pm.

Students attending MUST do both of the following:

1. Fill out the form below to let us know you are coming. We need this so we can plan our evening.
2. And…fill in this permission slip and either submit before or at the dance. (Scan or snap a picture of the form and email or print and fill out.) We can’t impress upon you the importance of this; you MUST have a signed form to enter.

Join us for a fun-filled evening with friends and allies around our region.. each year people show up with old friends, and leaving having met new ones!

Questions? prom@makeitbetteryouth.org

Pot-luck style meet-up for LGBTQ youth & LGBTQ elders

Recent studies show that the aging LGBTQ population lacks connection to community, frequently ages alone or in isolation, and also feels that their activism and civil rights efforts aren’t being shared as part of a common history with youth. Our meet-ups will provide common ground for conversation about LGBTQ history and social justice concerns for both young and aging people.

Are you interested in joining a pot-luck? Please fill out our contact form or email info@makeitbetter4youth.org

 

LGBTQ Inclusive Curriculum Summit

In partnership, Garden State Equality, Make It Better For Youth and GLSEN Central NJ are seeking volunteers to assist in the creation of an LGBT inclusive curriculum model to be used in New Jersey schools. The first step is attending the LGBT-Inclusive Curriculum Summit slated for March 2018. We are seeking attendees who are passionate about the addition of LGBT inclusive curriculum in the following subject area: English, History, Social Studies, World Language, Arts, Sciences, Math and Health/Sex education. We are seeking volunteers who have experience as educators in all subject areas, curriculum designers and administrators who can provide their time as a panelist and/or work on the development teams.

For the Summit: The LGBT-Inclusive Curriculum Summit will take in Monmouth County, NJ and is slated for sometime in late March 2018. We are seeking panelists who are experts in their field and can bring an LGBT inclusive lens to help New Jersey’s LGBT students see themselves in educational content.

Summit Volunteer Attendees: We are seeking educators in all subject areas, curriculum designers and administrators who would like to attend the summit to brainstorm, develop and plan LGBT inclusive educational content.

LGBT-Inclusive Curriculum Development Project: We are looking for individuals who are committed to this project post summit. We expect volunteers to participate in quarterly meetings, conference calls and via email regarding planning and project completion. We anticipate this project will last 12-18 months.

Please fill out the following form if you are interested or share with those that are.