Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services

fYrefly in Schools


Description
Offers peer-to-peer educational workshops to discuss issues faced by 2-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (2SLGBTQ+) youth.

Service offers:

  • peer-to-peer educational workshops to discuss issues facing 2-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (2SLGBTQ+) youth and raise awareness on how to combat homophobia and transphobia in schools

Workshops:

  • are activity-based
  • are student-centred
  • follow the peer to peer mentorship model of Camp fYrefly

Also provides opportunities for youth to develop leadership skills and to share experiences as a sexual minority or ally by delivering school-based presentations.

Affiliation: Partnered with Edmonton Public Schools and Centre for Sexuality (Calgary).Key Provider: experienced presenters, student panelists
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • junior and senior high school students across Alberta
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • e-mail to book a presentation
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

A wait list may be established depending on demand.

Telephone
780-492-0772
Fax
780-492-2024
Web Site
http://www.ismss.ualberta.ca
Email
fyreflys@ualberta.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Includes:
  • accessible parking
  • ramps
  • automatic doors
  • elevators
  • accessible washrooms
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 27, 2020