“All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential."
~Harvey Milk

LGBTQ+ Resources

October is LGBTQ+ History Month. Here are some resources:


CTA's Human Rights Department provides a variety of workshops and trainings presented by volunteer educators trained and knowledgeable in that area.



  • Nancy Bailey Leadership in Lesbian & Gay Issues, Human Rights Award - Nominations available on cta.org each September and are due in January. Award is given in March at Equity and Human Rights Conference. Click here for more information and a nomination form.
  • David A Sanchez LGBTQ+ Leadership Award - This Caucus award is given to those indivduals that have helped to achieve significant progress and promote leadership on behalf of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexula and Transgender Community. Award is given in June at State Coucil. Click here for a nomination form.



  • Human Rights Contact at each service center - See the Human Rights Department publication for a list of names and contact information.