Education

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James is a dynamic educator providing support to individuals, schools, organizations, businesses, & more. They have been teaching about LGBTQIA+ issues for the last 16 years, working with homeless shelters & clinics to K-12 schools & college classrooms. In the last 5 years, James has provided trainings to 200+ school districts throughout the Northeastern part of the country (primarily in MA, NY, & VT).

Beginning their social justice work as a high school student, James’ passion for equity has only grown. While in college, they worked as lead organizer for two LGBTQIA+ campus groups, one promoting visibility & inclusion of transgender & gender non-conforming people,
the other a Queer Alliance.

Today, James brings the same tenacity to their education & consulting work.

Certified as a National Professional Development Trainer with GLSEN, holding certifications with a variety of trainings programs aimed at suicide prevention (including Trevor, SafeTALK, ASIST, Youth & Adult Mental Health First Aid), & incorporating a trauma-informed, harm-reduction approach to their work, James is ready to assist you with your needs.

TOPICS RANGE FROM:

  • LGBTQIA+ & Trans 101s / 201s / etc.
  • Policy & Legislative Work
  • Social Justice Issues (race, class, disAbility, etc.)
  • Enhancing Your Curriculum
  • Inclusive Sexual Health
  • Positive Youth Development
  • One-on-One Support
  • Family / Youth Advocacy
  • And much more…

FORMATS FOR EDUCATION & CONSULTING SERVICES: 

  • Professional Development Days
  • Staff / Faculty Meetings
  • Lectures & Assemblies
  • Community-Wide Workshops
  • Student Group Support (i.e. visiting GSAs, diversity clubs, etc.)
  • Conference Workshops
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Featured Panelist
  • Other Technical Assistance…

Want to see where James has been? Check out their appearances.

Download a Brochure HERE.

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