2.2 Welcoming, Inclusive, and Affirming Policies and Practices for LGBTQ Youth

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Conference Presentation | July 23, 2012

Files: Welcoming, Inclusive, and Affirming Policies and Practices for LGBTQ Youth by Aimee Armata (PDF | 610 KB | 34 slides) Welcoming, Inclusive & Affirming Policies & Practices for LGBTQ by Dr. Ozella R. Barnes (PDF | 154 KB | 9 slides)

All youth deserve the right to equal access and non-discriminatory/non-harassment protection while obtaining shelter – regardless of their self-identified sexual orientation or gender identity. This workshop will examine ways in which programs can create welcoming and safe environments to achieve the goal of getting youth off of the streetand keeping them safe while in care.

The powerpoint presentations for this workshop are available for download above.

Speakers:

  • Aimee Armata, Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco, CA
  • Ozella Barnes, Teen Living Programs, Chicago, IL
  • Sarah Hunter, Administration for Children and Families, Washington, DC (Moderator)