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              APRIL IS GAY PRIDE CELEBRATION MONTH
                                       AND RESPECT PROMOTION MONTH!
             The School Health Programs Department works to ensure academic, physical and emotional growth of San Francisco’s
             children and youth by assisting school sites in building their capacity to meet the needs of the whole child.

Curriculum: Teach a Lesson! Contact site Health Advocate or Health Liaison to locate curriculum resources
  Elementary Curriculum           Middle School Curriculum                   High School Curriculum
SHPD Developed Lessons that
accompany children’s books                          Let’s Get Real Video and Curriculum     The Teen Files Videos: The Truth about Hate
     NEW Grades K-2: All Families Are               The Teen Files Flipped: Tolerance       and Surviving High School
       Special                                      Video                                   Being Gay in the 21st Century Video and
     Grades K-3 Tango Makes Three                   In My Shoes Video and Curriculum        Curriculum
     Grades K-1: Who’s In A Family
     Grade 2: My Two Uncles                 Additional Resources                          Additional Resources
     Grade 3-5 : That’s A Family Video              Day of Silence packet                         Day of Silence packet
     & Curriculum                                   SHPD Community Based                          Other Side of the Closet Theater
     Grades 4-5: It’s So Amazing                    Organizations list for classroom              performance
     “What’s Love?”                                 presentations                                 SHPD Community Based
     Use the SHPD Family Diversity                                                                Organizations list for classroom
     lessons located in the Diversity/                                                            presentations
     Sexuality/HIV/AIDS binder
     Access SHPD Community Based
     Organizations list for presentations
                                                     Activities & Resources
                                     Choose activities appropriate for your academic level.
  Teach lessons as part of the required SFUSD Health Education program
  The Gay-Straight Alliance, Diversity clubs, student council or related clubs are encouraged to take lead in Gay Pride
    activities.
  Organize a voluntary Day or Hour of Silence event to acknowledge the discrimination and harassment faced in the
    LGBTQ community.
  Host a school wide Anti-Slur or Gay Pride poster or essay contest. Check with local vendors for prize donations.
  Create a school library book display or take a trip to the library to look up books about LGBTQ persons in history,
    literature, sports, politics, etc.
  Review some of the many school focused resources available on the web such as the CA Safe Schools Coalition website
    at www.casafeschools.org and the Gay-Straight Alliance Network website at www.gsanetwork.org.
  Write articles for the school newspaper or local newspaper.
  Display Gay Pride Celebration posters provided by SHPD or have students create their own posters.
  Contact the Community United Against Violence (CUAV) at 777-5500 for speakers for classes in grades 4-12.
  Contact your LGBTQ Support Liaison or Health Advocate for the additional activity resources provided by SHPD.

Parent /Caregiver and Community Outreach
   Invite parents/caregivers to participate in Gay Pride Celebration school wide activities
   As appropriate refer parents/caregivers to community resources include Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere
   (COLAGE) at 861-5437, Our Family Coalition at 981-1960 and Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
   Provide Gay Pride information in Wednesday Envelope, parent newsletter, or regular parent/caregiver communication.
Infrastructure:         Be sure to work with on-site SHPD staff when developing school wide activities
Elementary: Nurse, Learning Support Middle School: All Healthy School Team High School: Nurse, Community
Professionals, Health Advocate,           members, ExCEL After School Programs’ Health Outreach Worker, ExCEL After
ExCEL After School Programs’ Site         Site Coordinators/Lead Teachers             School Programs’ Coordinators/ Lead
Coordinators/Lead Teachers                                                           Teachers, Wellness Coordinator, and
                                                                                      Health Liaison
Questions? Contact Kevin Gogin or Ilsa Bertolini, at Support Services for LGBTQ Youth, at 242-2615.

				
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