Santa Barbara GSA Summit- Adult Registration
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One-day FREE event for GSA advisors in the Santa Barbara Area! Saturday, December 8, 9:30am-5pm Inviting all GSAs in the area, including neighboring cities: Goleta, Solvang, Oxnard, Ventura, Ojai and beyond.

*This page is for registering adults only.  If you are a middle or high school youth attending the summit, please register here:  




Learn the essentials to being a GSA Advisor, school administrator, school district employee, or adult who works directly with GSAs*.

Bring your fellow teachers, administrators, and service providers to this summit to learn skills in building and sustaining the GSA and continuing change at your school!


  • Understand the role of a GSA advisor and how to best support youth leadership development in a non- adultist way
  • Learn the different structures and needs of GSAs and similar student clubs
  • Gain the skills to help students better facilitate meetings and manage conflict
  • Learn how GSAs/student clubs can lead and support advocacy and awareness raising
  • Learn how to handle hostility and opposition from various stakeholders
  • Learn about the federal and state laws that protect LGBT youth and their right to a GSA as well as your rights as teachers
  • Gain a better understanding of the mental and sexual health resources and advocacy tools available



Summit co-sponsored by GSA Network, The ACLU of Southern California, Pacific Pride Foundation, and Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)

Dance hosted by ILRC and Santa Barabara Equality Project

Hosted at Westside Community Center


For more information or questions, please contact


December 8th, 2012 9:30 AM   through   5:00 PM
Westside Community Center
423 West Victoria St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
United States

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Phone: (213) 482-4021

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