• The Diversity Club - where EVERYONE is welcome!!!!!!!

     Embrace Diversity?

    Believe in Equality?

    Love to get involved?

    Consider joining the Diversity Club. We are Del Val's GSA (gay-straight alliance), a small club that wants to make a big statement! We need students who are ready to support one another and willing to help out in a big way. If you think all people deserve to be treated equally and that differences are what make us unique individuals then the Diversity Club is for you. Send an email to Mrs. Cartwright at  lisacartwright@dvrhs.k12.nj.us  and you will be put on the email list. Hope to see you at a meeting!

                                                                                 Diversity Skunk
     

     ENJOY YOUR SUMMER! BE SAFE AND CHECK OUT SOME OF THE EVENTS GOING ON IN THE AREA!!!  

     

    PRIDE EVENTS:

    Celebrate PRIDE with GLSEN

      
    ***Virtual events held thorugh Rutgers***
     
     
     
    - Wednesday, June 23, 2021

    4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

    Summer Tales with Carmen Marie Macahdo- https://alumni.rutgers.edu/get-involved/events/summer-tales-with-carmen-maria-machado/
     
     
    - Wednesday, July 14, 2021 
     
    4:30 PM EDT
     
    Summer Tales with Natalie Diaz- https://libguides.rutgers.edu/SummerTales2021/Diaz
    Here is the linbk to register- https://summersession.rutgers.edu/events/summer-tales-natalie-d%C3%ADaz?utm_source=libguides&utm_medium=webpage&utm_campaign=Summer%20Session&utm_content=Summer%20Tales%20Natalie%20D%C3%ADaz

    - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2021 AT 7 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT

    Online Event- See The Rainbow Rooms Facebook page for more information
    Price: Free
    Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook 
     
    - JUNE 26th- Phillipsburg NJ- 1pm
     
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    If you are interested: 

    LGBTQ of Hunterdon County of NJ

     – 
     North Branch County Library
     Free

    Clinton Chapter - Youth  & Teen & Young Adults 

    GLBT of Hunterdon County of NJ - Clinton Chapter

    We meet the 1st Thursday of every month

    LGBTQ+ youth, teens, young adults, parents, and allies

    are all welcome to join us!YOUTH GROUP

    Monthly Meeting: Every 1st Thursday

    6:00pm - 8:30pm

    WebSite: https://www.glbtofhunterdoncountyofnj.com/

    For More info E-Mail Matthew Loscialo at 

    MatthewL@alum.fdu.edu

    North Branch County Library

    65 Halstead Street

    Clinton, NJ 08809

     

     

    The National Day of Silence was Friday, April 23rd 2021!!

     

    Click here to check out their Virtual Break the Silence Rally!

      

     
     
     

    We are still running our club this year becasue we can do meetings either virtual or in-person so please reach out if you are interested in joining! 

     

     NEXT MEETING

     on our Zoom link

    Go to our Canvas Course to find the link 

      

    WEEKLY OR MONTHLY RESOURCES FROM AREA CENTERS:

    - The Rainbow Room - https://www.facebook.com/pprainbowroom/

    • All youth 14-21 yrs are welcome. The Rainbow Room is Planned Parenthood’s program for LGBTQA + youth and allies, with weekly youth meetings, Wednesdays 6-8pm, regularly at our center in Doylestown since 2001 - and now on Zoom during the quarantine. We proudly provide sex education, advocacy, reproductive rights, support, friendship, activism, art, expression, healing, friendship, fun, food and massive LOVE. 
      • NOW on 4th Wednesdays: open to 12-21yr olds. Follow us on FB and Insta at PPRainbowRoom 
     
     
    • The Rainbow Room also offers a Virtual Study Hall that runs on Mondays and Fridays from 5pm-7pm direct message them for details and Zoom links or email rainbowroom@ppkeystone.org

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    - Bradbury Sullivan Center- https://www.bradburysullivancenter.org/
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    -In order to participate virtually, please email Reilly@BradburySullivanCenter.org

    • Monthly peer-led casual, drop-in discussion group for people who were assigned anything other than male at birth but now reside somewhere on the masculine spectrum—e.g. transguys and transmasculine non-binary people. The group is held on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 8PM ET.

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    - In order to participate virtually, please email Reilly@BradburySullivanCenter.org

    • Monthly support group for parents of transgender children of any age led by a parent of a trans child. The group is held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7:30PM ET.

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    - In order to participate virtually, please email Reilly@BradburySullivanCenter.org

    • A casual, drop-in community discussion group for asexual, graysexual, demisexual, and aromantic folks, as well as anyone who finds themselves under the umbrella of asexuality. The group is held on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 8 to 9:15PM ET. 

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    - In order to participate virtually, please email Reilly@BradburySullivanCenter.org

    • “Our spirit is what animates or quickens us. It is what makes us alive. Spirituality is the practice of staying consciously connected with what makes us alive.” -Mona West*
    • Welcome to Breathe, an affirming space based on a shared thirst for community and connection, located at the intersection of queerness and spirituality. Yes, bring your past (tradition or no tradition), your practices (smells, bells, spells), your truth (as you name it or choose not to name it), and your questions. Let’s build a community centered on exploring fulfilling ways to empower each other’s inner strength and peace. The group is held every 1st Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30PM ET.
    • Facilitated by: Mel Kitchen, Coordinator Lehigh University Pride Center for Sexual Orientation & Gender Diversity,
      Mark Wonsidler, Curator of Exhibitions & Collections, Lehigh University Art Galleries,
      Jimmy Hamill, Ph.D candidate at Lehigh University, and
      Rabbi Steve Nathan, Director of Jewish Student Life, Lehigh University

     queer threads

    • Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center welcomes your participation in Queer Threads: a knitting, crocheting, crafting, and stitching circle meeting monthly on the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30 ET over zoom.
    • The group is facilitated by Kristen Leipert and closed captioning is available. In this casual crafting circle, join us with your crafting projects while we stitch together in community!
    • RSVP for the zoom link to kristen@bradburysullivancenter.org
     
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     -In order to participate virtually, please email Reilly@BradburySullivanCenter.org
    • The Shadez Collective is a Community Group for BIPOC & Queer folks of the greater Lehigh Valley. This is a space for community members to come together and celebrate, commiserate, network and organize. This group is held every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6PM to 7:30PM ET. 

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    ATTIC YOUTH CENTER - https://www.atticyouthcenter.org/

       
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    • Everybody Say Love (virtual)- every Monday @ 4pm
    • This group discusses self-care, and the challenge to balance care for self and others
      • Guidelines:
        This space is for ages 14 – 23
    • Respect Diversity: Your virtual space—should be, without question, a safe space for people of all races, genders, sexes, ages, sexual orientations, religions, disabilities and socioeconomic statuses. Derogatory and sarcastic comments and jokes that marginalize anyone are fundamentally unacceptable, especially in the classroom. Offensive language—or language that could be construed as offensive—should be avoided and defused. In the unfortunate event that this becomes an issue, you should take immediate action to protect the safety and comfort of our youth. Our ethnically rich and diverse, multi-cultural world should be highly celebrated in the classroom and in life. Knowledge your own biases as well before you begin teaching so you can treat every person under your facilitating with the respect and compassion that all humans deserve.
     
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    Local resources for the LGBTQ+ community:

    The Rainbow Room, Doylestwon PA

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     Bradbury Sullivan LGBT Community Center, Allentown PA - https://www.bradburysullivancenter.org/ (check out their website for lists of other programs, events, etc.)

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     Attic Youth Center- https://www.atticyouthcenter.org/
     
     
     

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     What we do:

    - Monthly meetings to discuss ways to promote upcoming events such as:

    • Solidarity Week (formally known as Ally Week)

    • World Kindness Day

    • Random Acts of Kindness Week

    • Day of Silence

    • Color Run (may or may not be an annual event)

    - Any suggestions for events are welcome- that's how we created the Rainbow Fun(d) Run!

     

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