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LGBTQ Writers in Schools

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Supporting Youth

Since 2015, Lambda Literary and the NYC Department of Education have worked together to bring LGBTQ writers into classrooms across New York City. The LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program provides critically necessary, safe spaces for students to talk about great books, queer life, and how to thrive as an LGBTQ person.

The program serves students across all grade levels, K-12, and provides access to award-winning books and authors as well as professional development on how to deliver an LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum.  The school program is currently offered virtually.

 

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Impact

Since inception in New York City, the nation’s largest school district, the LGBTQ Writers in Schools program has brought LGBTQ books and authors to more than 7,000 students.

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2000

Students reached each year

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80

Schools across every borough in New York City

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30

visiting authors

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K-12

serving all grade levels

Changing Lives

Read an interview with one of our visiting authors.

See All Books

Author Last
Author First
Book Title
Reading Level
Genre
Participating Years
Verdi
Jess
Waters
Erica
Webb
M.L.
Wilson
Martin
Wilson
Martin
Winters
Julian
Winters
Julian
Winters
Julian
Wright
Bil
Yanyi

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