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

     Embrace Diversity?

    Love to get involved?

    Consider joining the Diversity Club. We are a small club that wants to make a big statement, and we need students who are 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 consider joining the Diversity Club. Send an email to Mrs. Cartwright at  lisacartwright@dvrhs.k12.nj.us or our club President Margo McGovern at  21margomcgovern@dvrhs.k12.nj.us letting us know you are interested in joining and you will be put on the email list. Hope to see you at a meeting!

                                                                                 Diversity Skunk
     

    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

    DECEMBER 8th 9:00am on our Zoom link

    Go to our Canvas course to find the link 

     

     The Rainbow Room Virtual Meetings: 

    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 

     

    UPCOMNG VIRTUAL EVENTS:
      

    Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 6 PM EST  8 PM EST 

    Public · Hosted by The Rainbow Room

    Online Event Tickets:

    docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebBVPTmAREAJjix6DgYxFCY9z8H3iiNdjd1gQKMgvPeaKlHA/viewform

    LGBTQ+ VOICES FROM THE FRONTLINES

    Wednesday, December 9th, 6-8pm
    Virtual via Zoom

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    FB event link: https://fb.me/e/fyO5cePFS

    Brought to you by Youth 4 Unity & Planned Parenthood Keystone's Rainbow Room. FREE & OPEN TO ALL!

    Youth 4 Unity and Planned Parenthood Keystone's The Rainbow Room are hosting a virtual multi-generational, racially diverse, LGBTQ+ panel on Zoom, covering topics such as: sexuality education, HIV/AIDS, being an LGBTQ+ elected official, Black trans identity, activism, self-love, and much more! All are LGBTQ+ voices from our region. Engaging, inspiring conversation - bring your questions and friends!

    REGISTER directly through this link or head to the Y4U website:
    https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSebBVPTmAREAJ.../viewform

    We will follow up via email with the Zoom login info soon. 

    SPEAKER LIST:
     Betsy Watson
     Chloë Weintraub
     Jemma Salisbury
     Leon Mopecha
     Maggie Isaac
     Marlene Pray
     Dr. Norma Jean Johnson
     Mayor Ron Strouse

    BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
    • Planned Parenthood Keystone's The Rainbow Room
    • Youth4Unity

    SUPPORTERS:
    • Rise Up Doylestown
    • Lower Bucks for Change
    • GLSEN Bucks County
    • St. Philip's Church, New Hope
    • BuxMont Inclusive and Progressive
    • The Peace Center; Bucks County

     

     

     

     
    Virtual LGBTQ+ Group Therapy! Go to @atticyouthcenter for info. 💜
     
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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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     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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    EVENTS FROM 2019/2020:

      - August 20, 2019- Freshmen OASIS at Del Val- during the lunch break during OASIS Diveristy Club had a table with information and sign-up sheets for interested freshmen wanting to join our awesome little club!! 

    - September 23rd to Septmeber 27th, 2019- is Ally Week! This year we want to focus on educating others. We are planning on handing out stickers and provide the Del Val community with information during Unit Lunch. Stop by and see our table talk with our members and learn how to become a better ally. 

    - Ally Week 2019 was a success! We spent the week educating the Del Val community on important information about how to be a supportive Ally here are links to information we shared:

    How Can I Help?     Terms to Know    Why is it important to be an Ally     Tuesday's Talk     Respect My Pronouns Please      Trans Day     Let's Talk Gender

     - Spirit Week is coming and we are planning on decorating D115's door for Diveristy Club! Check in later for some pictures!  Here's our door! Isn't it AWESOME!!!!Door

     

    - On December 12th we honored National Gingerbread House Day with a Gingerbread House Decorating Contest. We had 38 participants and 10 groups total. Below are some pictures from our event:

    **CONGRATULATIONS to Katie Crosdale, Hannah Hirsch, Madi Beyers, and Anna DeLeao (Group 8) for creating the best looking Gingerbread House**

    Winners

    GBH 1 10

    GBH1 GBH2 GBH3 GBH4 GBH4 GBH6

    GBH7 GBH8 GBH9 GBH10 GBH11 GBH14

    GBH13 GBH15 GBH16 GBH17 GBH15

    All GBH22 GBH23

     

    -The week of Feb. 17th was Random Acts of Kindness Week- it is time to be extra kind! Our bulletin board was full of suggestions on how to spread kindness and what types of acts could be done. These suggestions do not just apply to this week- we have a calendar posted of things you can do everyday to help spread kindness- so check it out. We also recognized specific students who were identified to us by staff members, who went above and beyond to help others! Good job, keep up the kind acts and we hope you enjoyed your gift!

     

    - The Day of Silence must go on! Friday April 24th 2020 is the National Day of Silence and even though we will not be in school, students will still be particiapting in taking a vow of silence to protest the harmful effects of harassment and discrimination of LGBTQ people in schools. All students interested can register for the event at www.glsen.org and receive information about their virtual Break the Silence Rally they'll be hosting this year. 

     

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    Events from 2018/2019: 

    - Ally Week September 24th to September 28th, 2018

    - October 18th members of the Diversity Club and National Honor Society volunteered at the Safe in Hunterdon's Annual Candlelight Vigil. It was a wonderful experience where our help was greatly appreciated. 

    - October is LGBT History Month and Bullying Prevention Awareness Month- check out these awesome websites for more information on both: LGBT History Month and Stomp Out Bullying

    - Thankful Board- From November 12th to the 21st Check out our Bulletin Board to see what Del Val is Thankful for!

    - Del Val Coffee House- Feb. 1st, 2019 6pm in the cafeteria- Diversity Club will be there to help out so come and enjoy the amazing talent that is our students!

    - Random Acts of Kindness Week- the week of February 17th-23rd- be on the lookout for random acts of kindness throughout the building. Want to spread the kindness? Check out our bulletin board for some ideas...  

    - Day of Silence April 12th, 2019. We had 24 participants this year and had a wonderful breakfast to start the day. Thanks to all the members who contributed to make our breakfast a success.  

    UPDATE: The Rainbow Fun(d) Run was a great success! We had over 40 particiapnts and were able to donate $450.00 to the American Foundation on Suicide Prevention. Excellent job- Check out our Thank You from AFSP!!!

     

    Diversity Club Video