GLYS Services and LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency Trainings
In our Quarterly Trainings, we focus on providing an overview of GLYS and our services, as well as of the LGBTQ+ History of Western New York. This training will give attendees an introduction to LGBTQ+ terms as they relate to GLYS's programs and services. These trainings are free to attend, simply register clicking the button below.
Our quarterly training is FREE to attend.
Friday from 1-3 PM
Dates for 2022:
February 18, 2022
May 20, 2022
August 19, 2022
November 18, 2022
Training will be done via Zoom and you will get the link prior to the training.
If you are interested in more specialized training for your school/organization, or have questions about our LGBTQ+ Issues and Concerns or LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility Trainings, please email contact us using this form
There is a base rate cost for our trainings: $100 per hour.
Final cost of training will be determined on a case to case basis.
GLYS is happy to provide these trainings on site at your school/organization.
Safe Space Training
GLYS WNY, as a subchapter of GLSEN, provides their Safe Space training to help educators create a safe space for LGBTQ+ young people in schools by teaching them:
- What is a safe space?
- How to be a good ally
- Gender Identity vs Gender Expression
- The dos and don'ts of allyship
- How to properly use someone’s preferred pronouns
- How to educate about anti-LGBTQ+ bias
- Measures you can advocate for in your school
*please note: this training meets NYS requirements for staff training under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)*