Public Hearing Over School Anti-Discrimination Regulations
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:00p.m. the Rhode Island Department of Education will hold a public hearing over the new proposed regulations for protecting Transgender students from discrimination in schools. If you can, please attend the hearing to show support for our LGBTQ+ youth so they can attend school free from discrimination.
From the announcement: "A public hearing for the proposed regulations will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, in Room 501 of the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education located at 255 Westminster Street, Providence RI 02903 (entrance also available at 80 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903). The hearing will begin at 5:00 p.m. and conclude at 6:00 p.m. or when public comment sign-up is exhausted."
More information is available in the Spotlight section on the RIDE website here: http://www.ride.ri.gov/
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, PFLAG of Greater Providence will have its monthly meeting from 6:45 to 8:45 pm at the MET School in Providence. We will have a speaker from AIDS Project RI in addition to our regular support session.
Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month. Our meetings are relaxed, safe, and non-judgmental; and all information shared remains confidential.
Please note that we will be meeting at The MET School in the UNITY, Building, which is located at the other end of the campus from our previous location in the JUSTICE Building. If you are driving up Public Street from Eddy Street, it is the first campus entrance on the right after you cross Plain Street. The building is located toward the back with parking in the rear.
All are welcome. Refreshments and parking are available.
Please note that while our usual location is the UNITY building on The Met School campus our meeting may be relocated to another building on the campus. If it is moved there will be signs posted on both buildings and a notice will be placed on social media and this site.
For driving directions to the Met School at 325 Public Street, please visit: Directions.
PFLAG is a unique organization offering support for families, friends and allies of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender-nonconforming/questioning people, and for the LGBTQ+ people seeking to come out into the embrace of their families. We help by telling the stories of our own journeys to understanding and acceptance of our children, and we take a personal interest in every family who attends.
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If you are unable to attend any of our regularly scheduled meetings, our PFLAG chapter will be happy to meet with anyone separately who is in need of information and/or support whether you live in Kent County or any other part of the state. Please contact us at (401) 307-1802 or at the email address below.
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