[Webinar] LGBTQ+ Youth and Bullying: Understanding Issues and Addressing Solutions

October 13th, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CT
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October 13th, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CT

October 13, 2021, is National Stop Bullying Day, a day dedicated to bringing school leaders, students, teachers, and community members together to raise awareness for bullying. Studies have shown that LGBTQ+ youth are at an increased risk of being bullied on school property and online.

Join Hinshaw and the LAGBAC, Chicago's LGBTQ+ Bar Association as we discuss the impact of bullying of LGBTQ+ youth in schools. This one-hour CLE program will provide an overview of:

  • laws protecting students from bullying and harassment in schools
  • how school districts implement policies to enforce these laws and create inclusive school environments
  • the impact of school bullying on LGBTQ+ students and possible solutions

Who Should Attend?

This program is designed for attorneys and school administrators who are interested in learning more about bullying in schools and its impact on students.

Featured Speakers

Dr. David Schuler
Superintendent of Schools
Township High School District 214

Dr. Rachel Garthe
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Co-Author, "Dating Violence and Peer Victimization Among Male, Female, Transgender, and Gender-Expansive Youth," Pediatrics, April 2021

Ann Cook-Graver
Supervisory Attorney
US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights

Moderators

Laura E. Knittle
Partner
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Vincent M. Rizzo
Partner
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

CLE Credit

Attorneys may earn CLE credits by attending Hinshaw’s National Stop Bullying Day Event. All applications are currently pending. Please be aware that CLE credit hours are not guaranteed and may vary from state to state. More CLE information will be forthcoming once it is available.

Should you have any questions regarding CLE, please contact Cari Trevino, Hinshaw's CLE Coordinator.

Questions

To learn more about this event, please contact Erika Melcher.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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