CTA's Human Rights Department provides a variety of workshops and trainings presented by volunteer educators trained and knowledgeable in that area.
Workshops are presented at no charge. To learn more about Human Rights trainings please contact your local president, primary contact staff person or , contact Pat Fuentes at 562-478-1374 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- An exploration into SOGI: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Schools
Do you have LGBTQ+ students and/or colleagues? Do you have the courage to create a safe environment that fosters bravery to explore sexual orientation, gender identity and expression? This workshop is a transformative experience into privilege, identity, laws and terms as it applies to SOGI. It may be of particular interest to those who want to foster positive relations and support LGBTQ+ students and colleagues.
- LGBTQ+ LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
The program consists of a core of four (4) components that are to be presented in an eight (8) hour workshop sponsored by the service center council or local chapter. Consultation with the Human Rights Department is recommended for assistance in program planning
Please contact CTA's Human Rights Department for more information on GLBT trainings.
- Legal Rights of LGBTQ+ Employees & Students
- A Guide to CTA's Human Rights Programs and Services
- Queer People of Color - Posters
- 20 LGBTQ+ Books for Teens Coming Out in 2020
- All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson
- Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
- Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
- Date Me, Bryson Keller by Kevin van Whye
- Even If We Break by Marieke Nijkamp
- The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos
- Felix Ever After by Kacen Callendar
- The Gay Agenda by Ashley Molesso and Chessie Needham
- The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
- I’ll Be the One by Lyla Lee
- Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen
- Loveless by Alice Oseman
- Music From Another World by Robin Talley
- The Names We Take by Trace Kerr
- Somebody Told Me by Mia Siegert
- Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith
- Verona Comics by Jennifer Dugan
- We Are Totally Normal by Rahul Kanakia
- Where We Go From Here by Lucas Rocha, translated by Larissa Helena
- You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
- Nancy Bailey Leadership in Lesbian & Gay Issues, Human Rights Award - Nominations available on cta.org each September and are due in January. Award is given in March at Equity and Human Rights Conference. Click here for more information and a nomination form.
- David A Sanchez LGBTQ+ Leadership Award - This Caucus award is given to those indivduals that have helped to achieve significant progress and promote leadership on behalf of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexula and Transgender Community. Award is given in June at State Coucil. Click here for a nomination form.
- LGBTQ Safety in Schools Grant and Scholarship Program in Honor of Guy DeRosa - Applications due in November and awarded in January. Click here for more information and an application.
- Human Rights Contact at each service center - See the Human Rights Department publication for a list of names and contact information.