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008: Creating safe places for LGBTQ youth: Crucial advice w/ guest De Palazzo

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In this episode
With an increasingly diverse student population, how do we help all students feel a sense of security and belonging? So every student succeeds, adults must increase their awareness and understand how to support the safety and welfare of LGBTQ young people and others.

About today’s guest
De Palazzo (M.A. & M.S) has been a classroom teacher and is President of Perspectives Unlimited. She is a district facilitator in the Dept of Diversity, Prevention & Intervention in Broward County Schools in Florida. De conducts conflict resolution training for elementary through university level students and adult staffs in the U.S., Guatamala and Haiti, and regularly works with businesses on the dynamics of culture, conflict and effective communication skills. She has a passion for equity and justice with the skill needed to understand and address the dynamics of conflict.

Recommended Resources:

  • “Lesbian and Gay Youth: Care and Counseling,” by Caitlin Ryan & Donna Futterman

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