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#BlackFutureLegends: Paving the way

Deonte' Lee is a 17-year-old high school student from California and board member of GSA Network, a national youth empowerment organization. This piece is part of our #BlackFutureLegends Month series of writings, images, and videos drawing inspiration from the past to fight for our future.

An activist love note: Will you be your Valentine?

I've got one message this Valentine's Day: the only way we can be able to live loving, comfortable, and healthy lives, is if we learn to love ourselves first. 

#BlackFutureLegends Month

You’ve been taught that February is Black History Month. But this is February 2015 and today’s Black communities are under attack. 
We need more than history: we need action.

Yosimar Reyes joins Youth Empowerment Summit as Keynote Speaker

We are thrilled to announce that nationally acclaimed poet Yosimar Reyes will be joining us as the keynote speaker for this Saturday's Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) in San Francisco!  Read more about Yosimar (pictured above):

Honoring TDOR from Missouri in the Year of Ferguson

Reimi Carter is a 14-year-old student in Clayton, MO and a youth leader with the Missouri GSA Network.

From heartbreak to homecoming: How I transformed my school for LGBTQ youth

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to become the first trans homecoming king in Texas. It was an incredible victory, but it wouldn’t have been possible without an earlier victory: I petitioned to start a GSA at my school and our club was approved.

LGBTQ Youth, Research Justice, and a Youth-Led Social Justice Movement

Recently, GSA Network was profiled by DataCenter for the work of our Research Manager. The post below is reprinted with permission from the DataCenter blog. Read the original post here:

AB 420: Moving us in the right direction

Yesterday, Governor Brown signed AB 420 into law (read more from our partners at the ACLU), an important first step in the ongoing efforts to shift from punitive policies to restorative approaches in school discipline.

Back to School

School has started back up -- which means GSAs are kicking off again! Whether your GSA is brand-new or well established, we've got some resources to help your club set up for the year and gain some momentum.