Change Your School
Make a Difference
Your support helps the ACLU defend LGBT rights and a broad range of civil liberties.
There's only so much a national organization like the ACLU can do on the local level to make schools safer, more welcoming places for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students. But much of what can be done to improve your school are things that students, parents, or community members can do themselves, given the right tools.
Our "Get Busy, Get Equal" website is an online collection of easy how-to information on all sorts of local organizing, with an entire section about things you can do to make improvements at your school happen, like:
- Getting your school to establish an anti-harassment policy
- How to start a GSA
- How to run an anti-harassment training
Plus there's information on more than just school issues - everything from how to lobby a city to create a domestic partner registry to the nuts and bolts of how to handle all your own publicity in a local campaign.
So if you're ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work, visit the schools section of "Get Busy, Get Equal" and learn what you can do! If you need advice or assistance, or if you just want to let us know what you're doing to make a difference, please contact us.