LGBT History Month
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) History Month marks and celebrates the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. In the United States, LGBT History Month is celebrated in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11th. Head on over to GLSEN for additional resources! Click Here
The Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity SOGIE & GSA page has a plethora of resources for educators, administrators, students and parents.
Please check out our Zoom Backgrounds page to access the commemorative backgrouunds for this month.
Additionally, the Advisory Lesson page offers a multitude of LGBT+ lessons for educators to share with students. Some of the most pertinent lessons can be found below.
Harvey Milk - Introrduces students to LGBT activist and politician.
Marsha P. Johnson - Introduces students to Transgender Rights Activist
Sylvia Rivera - Introduces students to Transgender Rights Activist
Stonewall Riots - Introduces students to the historic events that occured in the summer of 1969.
Bullying Prevention Month
Let's beat bullying with kindness! The Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity has teamed up with Postiive Behavior Intervention and Supports/Restorative Practices to offer weekly Thoughtful Thursday Kindness Activities! Join the PBIS/RP Schoology Page for access to the activities! Code: ZV2B-2PCZ-BMJVX
Additionally, check out our Bullying page for an array of resources for educators, administrators, students and parents.
Use our Kindness is Cool Zoom Background!
The Advisory Lesson page has push and play lessons that may help amplify important skills and traits to increase kindness, empathy and civility at our schools. Some of the most pertinent lessons can be found below.
Additional commemorations for this month can be found on our Commemorative Calendar including:
Dyslexia Awareness Month
Filipino American History Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Indigenous Peoples Day (October 12) - Advisory Lesson
Native American History Month
National Native American Indian/Alaskan Native Heritage Month remembers the contributions of the Indigenous People and Alaska Natives and honors the heritage of our continent’s first inhabitants. Check out the Library of Congress to get more information!
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The Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity has curated a collection of Advisory Lesson for educators to share with students. Some of the most pertinent lessons can be found below.
Let's Talk About Thanksgiving - Learn about some of the historical inaccuracies about Thanksgiving.
The Tataviam People - Introduces students to the Tataviam people, Indigenous to the San Fernando Valley.
2 Spirit - Learn about the traditional third-gender ceremonial and social role in Indigenous cultures.
Homeless Youth Awareness Month
National Homeless Youth Awareness Month provides an opportunity to bring attention to the experiences of over 13,700 homeless students attending LAUSD schools.
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Resources for the following commemorations can be found on our Commemorative Calendar including:
Transgender Day of Rememberance (Advisory Lesson / Zoom Background)
Dia de Los Muertos (Advisory Lesson / Zoom Background)
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