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Thursday, July 14 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
NOT RECORDED: Building From the Ground Up: How to Develop an Intersectional Policy Framework for Schools LIMITED

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Fostering safe and affirming schools for transgender and gender-expansive students is critical, but it can sometimes feel like there are endless challenges and roadblocks to the work.You may be wondering where to start? Or worried about pushback from staff and families? Ascend Public Charter Schools started to build the foundation of developing gender inclusive schools by creating an innovative and intersectional policy framework. In their session they will share their journey as a case study to provide concrete actions and strategies they used to transform their schools and support you to do this work in your school!

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Kerri Lanoue

Director of Behavioral Health, Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and certified School Social Worker with certification in Child and Family Therapy and Clinical Supervision. I recently began a new role as the Director of Behavioral Health at Jewish Family Service in Metro Detroit after relocating from Brooklyn... Read More →
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Jordan Akhurst

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism, Ascend Public Charter Schools
Jordan Akhurst is the inaugural Director of Strategic Initiatives, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism at Ascend Public Charter Schools. Jordan comes to Ascend with more than 8 years of experience leading intersectional and impactful strategies, policies, programs, and projects... Read More →

Thursday July 14, 2022 1:00pm - 2:15pm PDT