Youth Leadership Board

GSAFE’s Youth Leadership Board is made up of Dane County high school students who help our staff guide, design, and implement our programming. Some of the tasks and responsibilities of the Youth Leadership Board are:

  • Planning and organizing GSAFE’s spring and fall GSA conferences
  • Developing and leading workshops at GSAFE student events
  • Serving on student panels for educator and administrator trainings
  • Representing GSAFE in the community, their schools, and occasionally in the media

In addition to assisting GSAFE in developing our programs, members of the Youth Leadership Board also have the opportunity to connect with local GSA leaders and build their own skills around organizing, social justice, and anti-oppression work.

Our Youth Leadership Board currently meets every week at the GSAFE office from 4PM to 6PM on Thursdays. If you are interested in learning more about participating, email Sawyer or call them at (608) 661-4141.



GSAFE's Youth Leadership Board

GSAFE’s Youth Leadership Board

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“Some of the boys used the expression ‘No Homo’ when playing a game and I immediately talked to them about what that phrase means and how it is offensive. GSAFE’s training prepared me to intervene in that moment.”

After school program staff