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This is an historical time for California! The California Department of Education has adopted a new LGBT inclusive History-Social Science Framework that will guide education in K-12 schools for years to come. Learn more about LGBT history so that you can help advocate for lessons in your kids' classrooms.

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  • Out of the Dark: Emboldening Schools to Welcome Everyone

    Out of the Dark: Emboldening Schools to Welcome Everyone

    By Rick Oculto, Education Coordinator at Our Family Coalition Only a few blocks from the White House is a building with giant glass windows. You can see right into the main meeting room from the street and every floor of the building is exposed to the light of the outside world. Even if you wanted to […]

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  • Just the Beginning

    Just the Beginning

    By Michael Mortensen, an Our Family Coalition Communications & Media Coordinator for Summer 2015 It is 9:12 and the San Francisco BART train will be coming any minute.  I make my way through the crowd, and squeeze into the closest car.  Today is my first day at Our Family Coalition as a communications intern, and […]

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  • On Queer and Racial Justice: A Walk with Reality

    On Queer and Racial Justice: A Walk with Reality

    To live in an environment which criminalizes being queer can be quite a drag.  so one can only imagine my excitement when I got selected for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders which gave me an opportunity to live in the United States for a total of thirteen weeks. From the media, I […]

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2016 Our Family Coalition PSA
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Welcoming & Inclusive Schools

Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Schools in California - Our Family Coalition PSA 2015 Our Family C...

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LGBTQ Family Equality Edition

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LGBT Families and Racial Justice
LGBT Families and Racial Justice

The Alphabet Soup with Our Family Coalition Nourishing Our LGBTQ Families One Conversation At A Time...

  • Inclusive Lessonplans

    Our Family Coalition’s Fair Education Act site is a one-stop place for lessons and resources to support teachers in making history and social studies are more fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful experience for all students. Lesson plans organized by grade level and topic.
  • Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders

    Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.

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  • The Sound of Silence in Football

    The Sound of Silence in Football In this lesson, students will discuss this inspiring football player, learn more about Derrick Coleman’s life and reflect on a story written by a deaf teenager.

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