Upcoming Training Session for “fYrefly in Schools”

fYrefly-in-Schools is an awesome classroom workshop designed to support safer spaces in our city’s Junior/Senior High Schools for LGBTQ+ youth. We are looking for youth panelists who are interested in sharing their experiences as part of this classroom presentation. This is an excellent volunteer opportunity! Based on the award-winning Camp fYrefly, fYrefly-in-Schools aims to increase LGBTQ+ awareness and the impact of homophobic/transphobic bullying, and equip students to challenge discrimination and become effective allies. Experienced educators facilitate activity-based workshops with help … Continued

YOUTH! Join "fYrefly in Schools" workshop in 2014!

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Calling all Calgary area YOUTH! If you are under 25 and you want to improve school climates for all students, particularly LGBTQ students, join us for our “fYrefly in Schools” training dayto learn how to be a youth panelist at these amazing workshops in Calgary and area schools! We are looking to train 20 youth to help deliver school-based presentations throughout the 2014 school year. All “fYrefly in Schools” presentations are facilitated by experienced presenters in conjunction with student panelists. … Continued

Be on the Youth Team with new "fYrefly in Schools" program!

Calgary area YOUTH!!!!   Do you want to improve school climates for all students, particularly LGBTQ students? Become part of the youth team for the new “fYrefly in Schools” workshop program!   “fYrefly in Schools” is a new educational initiative developed to help reduce discrimination against sexual and gender minority youth, increase awareness of the impacts of homophobia and transphobia, and create safe and inclusive school environments for all students.   Designed for junior and senior high school students, “fYrefly … Continued

Bringing Camp Fyrefly to Calgary!

The Calgary Sexual Health Centre and the University of Alberta’s Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (iSMSS) are collaborating in an exciting way to bring Camp Fyrefly to Calgary!  Camp fYrefly is Canada’s only national leadership retreat for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-identified, two-spirited, intersexed, queer, questioning, and allied youth. This year Camp Fyrefly is coming to Calgary on July 11-14!  If you or someone you know is interested in being involved in the camp  please contact Nick Moore by … Continued