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ICYMI: Bi-weekly Roundup for February 16, 2018

ICYMI: Bi-weekly Roundup for February 16, 2018


[Green splattered background with a fist reading GSAs 4 Justice and GSADay. In the top right is the GSA Network GSA Day logo. GSA Day for Racial Justice is February 23, 2018. For more information visit gsanetwork.org/gsaday]

#GSADay4RJ is Next Friday: Let’s #FreeOurFolks from the PIC

The National Youth Council, a project of the National Association of GSA Networks, leads this year’s focus on dismantling the Prison Industrial Complex and envisioning a better future for Trans and Queer Youth of Color.

  • GSA Day for Racial Justice is Friday, February 23, 2018!
  • Check out this year’s resources at www.gsanetwork.org/gsaday.
  • Let us know how your GSA is highlighting the needs of incarcerated and detained youth by using the hashtags #FreeOurFolks and #GSADay4RJ
  • Use this year’s Facebook selfie frame and update your profile pic and story - available via Facebook mobile or by visiting bit.ly/gsaday4rj-selfie

What we've been up to:

  • California’s SB607: Keep Us in School (Feb 14) - GSA Network of California has been working in coalition with organizational partners throughout the state to #LoveTheYouth and pass legislation to end harmful “willful defiance” policies that push students out of school and away from their organizing communities.

Coming Up:

  • GSA Day for Racial Justice (Feb 23) - Throughout California and the country, GSAs will uplift the voices and experiences of Trans and Queer Youth of Color who have been impacted by the Prison Industrial Complex. Look for details on our regional pages and check with your local GSA Network for more information.
  • LA County Letter Campaign (Feb 2018) - GSA Network of Southern California will continue to push for policies that keep California students in school!
  • Midwest Regional Organizers Convening (Mar 2018) - GSA Network Midwest will host it's second Regional Organizers Convening to bring together the National Association of GSA Networks’ Midwest contingent. This year, they will focus on collaboration, youth leadership, and organizational development with support from GSA Network’s Midwest Regional Organizer.

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