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Registration open for the 2nd Annual Statewide Convening on LGBT Youth March 6th, 2013

We are excited to announce that the Statewide Convening on LGBT Youth has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2013. Join us for the 2nd Annual Convening on LGBT Youth. This day-long event provides access to the latest skills, tools and information to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Workshops will include training on … Read more >>

Join Us for Student Day at the Capitol 2013! January 2nd, 2013

When it comes to advancing pro-equality legislation, nothing is as powerful as an in-person visit to your legislators. That’s why each year LGBT students and their allies gather for Student Day at the Capitol. Together, student leaders will learn about current issues and get trained on how to tell their story and share their concerns … Read more >>

Registration is now open for the Colorado GSA Leadership Summit! August 6th, 2012

The Colorado GSA Leadership Summit is here! Reserve your spot at our annual conference today! The Summit is open to all LGBTQ and allied students across the state and the advisors working to support them. The goal is to bring GSA leaders together from across the state to help develop their skills, create bonds with … Read more >>

Workshop Submissions Being Accepted Now for Our 2nd Annual GSA Leadership Summit! July 27th, 2012

It’s time to gear up for the 2nd Annual GSA Leadership Summit on October 6, 2012, at The Auraria Campus in Denver! The statewide Colorado GSA Network Leadership Council is hard at work planning the conference, and they want you to be involved in this amazing day of youth empowerment. If you have a workshop … Read more >>

Notes from the Field: Progress on the Western Slope April 19th, 2012

As the Colorado GSA Network continues to expand across the state, we are seeing incredible progress in places that might not be so easy to be “out.” We have heard the stories and the challenges of “out” youth in their communities and their schools, but we have also witnessed the incredible resiliency of these young … Read more >>

Your Turn! Let’s Make It Better! April 5th, 2012

Attention GSA Student Leaders & Advisors! We are so excited to announce the launch of the “Make it Better” Project here in Colorado. In October 2010, the GSA Network started the national project to create a dialogue among students, educators, administrators, elected officials, and other allies about what we can all do right now to … Read more >>

Notes from the Field: Looking Back on March April 5th, 2012

By Daniel Ramos, Program Director, Colorado GSA Network Looking onward through April, I want to reflect on the very busy and active month of March for our safe schools work. When we started this project, there were nearly 100 gay-straight alliances in Colorado’s middle schools, high schools, and colleges. Today, we are approaching 150 GSAs … Read more >>

Reflections on Student Day at the Capitol March 14th, 2012

By Holy Spady, Palmer High School On February 27th, I traveled up to Denver for Colorado GSA Network’s Student Day at the Capitol. To be honest, as a person who doesn’t often become involved in politics, I wasn’t all too excited about this event. However, being a part of Lobby Day really spiked my interest … Read more >>

Join Us for Student Day at the Capitol January 23rd, 2012

As young people, it’s important that we make our voices heard. Student Day at the Capitol brings together students from all across Colorado to elevate the voices of young people. At Student Day at the Capitol, Gay-Straight Alliance student leaders will participate in workshops, trainings, and role-plays to learn how to tell their story and … Read more >>

Register TODAY for the GSA Leadership Summit January 23rd, 2012

Colorado GSA Network, in collaboration with the Matthew Shepard Foundation and Rainbow Alley, will host a statewide Gay-Straight Alliance Leadership Summit to bring together students, advisors, and other stakeholders committed to making schools safer for LGBTQ youth. At the Summit, we will share best practices for creating active and effective GSA programs and facilitating leadership … Read more >>