Creating Equitable Ecosystems of Belonging and Opportunity for Youth An Action Guide for Cross-System and Sector Leaders and Practitioners

Ecosystem for Youth Belonging and Opportunity The concept of a youth development ecosystem, builds from and expands upon Urie Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Systems Theory, which views child development within the context of the system of relationships that form their environment. Broffenbrenner, … Read More

New Learning Community on Safe and Effective LGBTQ+ Data Collection

A new learning community, hosted by the National SOGIE (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression) Center and the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, focuses on the safe and effective collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data. … Read More

Free Online Training on Serving LGBTQ+ Youth and Families in Child Welfare

A new, interactive online training for serving LGBTQ+ youth and families in child welfare settings is available on the National SOGIE Center’s website. The training was developed by the SOGIE Center and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and covers foundational knowledge … Read More