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Local and National Safe Schools Efforts Around North America
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Coalitions & Freestanding Groups:

Boulder Valley Safe Schools Coalition. Boulder Valley, CO: 303-444-4580 (PFLAG), http://bcn.boulder.co.us/community/safeschools

Gay And Lesbian Educators of British Columbia (and their friends & supporters!). British Columbia, Canada: 604-987-4897 (Noble) or 604-688-0924 (Steve), http://www.galebc.org

SSAFE: Safe Schools Are For Everyone. Cleveland, OH: 216-651-5428 (The Lesbian/Gay Community Service Center of Greater Cleveland), http://www.lgcsc.org/SSAFE.htm

Hawai`i's Safe Schools Coalition. HI: 808-988-2184 (Camaron Miyamoto, American Friends Service Committee) or 808-733-9281 (Nancy Kern, Hawai`i Department of Health), http://home.hawaii.rr.com/safeschools

The Northeast Florida Safe Schools Coalition. Jacksonville, FL: 904-389-3857 or safeschools4all@aol.com

The Safe Schools Coalition of Northern Nevada. Reno, NV: 775-786-5252

The Coalition for Safer Schools of New York State. Saratoga, NY: saratogany@aol.com - Helped pass S1987B-2009 - "The Dignity for All Sudents Act"  http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bill/S1987B-2009 which was signed into law by New York Governor David Paterson on September 8, 2010 and takes effect July 1, 2012.

Oregon Safe Schools & Communities Coalition. OR: GLSENOR@aol.com

Safe Schools Coalition. Seattle, WA: Statewide Crisis Phone: 1-888-307-9275 (c/o Planned Parenthood, Monday-Thursday 2-8 PM); Message Phone: 206-451-SAFE (7233; Crisis contact: here ; Information: questions at Safe Schools Coalition ;  http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/  ... otherwise, besides intervention team, all services of the Safe Schools Coalition (training, technical assistance, publications, web site, listserve) are offered nationally and internationally.

Safe Schools of Wyoming. WY: safeschools@wyoming.com

National Groups:

GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network): Chapter locator: http://www.glsen.org/cgi-bin/iowa/chapter/chapter/index.html

PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
): Safe schools & youth are a PFLAG priority: http://community.pflag.org/page.aspx?pid=358; chapter locator:

Safe Schools Coalition - No chapters. Web: http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/; Contact us: message phone 206-451-SAFE (7233); questions at Safe Schools Coalition 

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