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EVENT 4/18: The Gender Spectrum - Supporting Transgender/Gender Expansive Youth in Schools

The Children's School is hosting a speaker panel event featuring four educational leaders on creating effective policies and safe school environments for a diverse community:

Allison Boutet - Principal, Heritage Middle School
Berwyn South School District 100 was the first K-8 district in the state to adopt a comprehensive transgender policy. It was chosen as an Illinois Safe School "Ally of the Year" for its work on behalf of transgender students.

Nat Duran - Youth Engagement Manager, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance
The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) is to promote safety, support and healthy development for lesbian, gay, bisex
ual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, in Illinois schools and communities, through advocacy, education, youth organizing and research.

Bernadette Smith - Founder and President, Equality Institute
The Equality Institute provides accessible, non-preachy, interactive LGBTQ sensitivity training.

Bonn Wade - LCSW, Private Practice
Bonn Wade is a Chicago-based social worker who has worked with transgender youth since the 1990s.


WHEN: April 18th, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Children's School

This event is free and open to the public.
Please RSVP at:
Walk-in guests are welcome.

Childcare is available for TCS community members. Childcare, plus pizza and a movie, will be provided by TCS 8th graders. Cost is $10 per child, plus $5 for each sibling.

"Education is risky, for it fuels the sense of possibility."
Jerome Bruner, The Culture of Education

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