What's New at The Center - April 2016

 This month’s book review is One Teacher In Ten. Kevin Jennings, who was the executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Teacher’s Network, has complied stories from the community. These teachers have traditionally dwelt in the deepest of closets, but increasing numbers of young people are now served by teachers who are out and proud. Educators from all regions tell about their struggles and victories in their fight for justice.
    Dates To Remember: April 10, National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; April 15, National Day of Silence, however, because USD 259 is out of school that day, Wichita will be celebrating on April 14 at A. Price Woodard park at 4pm. Please come join us as we rally to bring attention to school bullying and harassment! May 19, National Give OUT Day (www.giveoutday.org).  The Center’s donation page is: co.ClickandPledge.com/?ID=34552. This is a year-round donation site, please help support the Center and let’s raise money for Give OUT Day!
    Our newest group, Kids Connect, had its first meeting last month. This group is for parents, children, siblings and family allies of children who are gender diverse and/or variant. They meet on the first and third Wednesdays at 5:30pm.
    Coming soon!! We are working on having regular open hours. If you would like to volunteer time to help us staff The Center, please contact us at thecenterofwichita@gmail.com.
    For more information about The Center and its programs, please visit us at www.thecenterofwichita.com or stop by The Center at 800 N. Market. l

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