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LGBTIQA+ Speaker Series: How NC Can Support LGBTQ Students

February 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“Schools as Allies: Recommendations for North Carolina to Support and Affirm LGBTQ Students” will explore the experiences of LGBTQ students in North Carolina schools, using YRBS data to identify trends over time, current NC policy and practice and the impact of school climate on health outcomes for North Caroilna LGBTQ youth. We will then discuss the “How to Be an Ally” training conducted from 2016-2018 in North Carolina schools. The focus of this portion of the discussion will be on the qualitative assessment of this training to understand its impact. Finally, the discussion will wrap up with policy and practice recommendations for North Carolina schools to function as allies for the LGBTQ students.

This discussion will be lead by Christiana Lancaster (she/her/hers), a second year MPH Candidate in the Maternal and Child Health Department.

Lunch will be provided. Please register to ensure we have enough food for everyone.



February 21, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Graduate Student Center
211 W. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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