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GLSEN accepting nominations for Student Advocate Award

By |2018-01-16T16:06:30-05:00August 27th, 2009|News|

Know of an exceptional student leader?
The Gay and Lesbian Straight Education Network is now accepting nominations for the first-ever GLSEN Student Advocate of the year.
Nominees should be high school students who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to GLSEN’s mission of ensuring safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Eligible students must be entering the 10th-12th grade and be able to attend the Respect Awards in Los Angeles. The awards will be held on Oct. 9. All expenses will be paid by GLSEN.
GLSEN’s Respect Awards, held annually in Los Angeles and New York, recognize individual and corporate leaders who have helped propel GLSEN’s efforts to ensure safe schools for all of America’s students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.
For more information, or to nominate a student, visit

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