Last updated on: 3/20/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

California Safe Schools Coalition Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Feb. 15, 2008

Description:

“The California Safe Schools Coalition is a statewide partnership of organizations and individuals dedicated to eliminating discrimination and harassment on the basis of actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity in California schools.”

California Safe Schools Coalition website (accessed on Feb. 15, 2008)

Mission:

“Our chief goal is to ensure the effective and comprehensive implementation of the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000 by:

Coalition Building Developing a broad, effective statewide partnership that represents the diverse needs of all students in California and that drives change at both the state and local levels.
Evaluation Gaining a comprehensive understanding of discrimination and harassment in California schools and evaluating the efforts to prevent and remedy this discrimination and harassment.
Accountability Holding the State of California accountable for providing a safe school environment for all students and for implementing the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act of 2000 in every school.
Local change Spreading quality training and education to more local school districts and empowering local activists to advocate more effectively for change.”

California Safe Schools Coalition website (accessed on Feb. 15, 2008)

Other:
Non-governmental organization