Current Programing 

Want to volunteer or intern with GSA Link in ways other than mentoring?
We’re always looking for more help, so reach out to check for available opportunities!

                   Linked Mentoring 

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One-to-One Mentoring 

  • Minimum of weekly virtual meetings via Zoom, FaceTime, etc. to last (at least) the academic school year​

 

  • Designed to support youth (7-17) as mentees, and adults (18+) as mentors

 

  • Programmatic match support through regular check-in’s with mentor coordinators, weekly resource newsletters, training (on positive youth development, mentoring strategies, anti-racism, implicit bias, trauma-informed care, etc.)

 

  • Our matches: talk about queer media stereotypes, play games, go thrifting, visit virtual museums together, have movie nights, share about their struggles and successes, etc.

               Community Building 

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Community Bonding 

    

  • Monthly virtual meetings for all members of GSA Link where we check in, catch up, and connect!

  • What we’ve done: drag make-up tutorials, virtual battle of the bands, game nights, movie nights, and more!

               Leadership Opportunities

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Youth-Led Committees

  • Optional and flexible commitment for youth to be involved in event planning, program development, etc.

  • Weekly meetings to discuss plans (past projects include an art show, a virtual pride prom, and the creation of a Google Classroom for our program)

 

  • Supported by mentors and mentor coordinators

 Transgender and Gender Exploring

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  • Monthly support group for transgender and gender-exploring youth in kindergarten through 5th grade

  • Adult facilitated, with opportunities for youth to engage with GSA Link teen and young adult mentors

  • Come to play games and make friends in an affirming and fun environment!

                      Support Group 

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Parent & Caregiver Support 

  • Monthly support group for parents and caregivers of LGBTQ+ youth, facilitated by a licensed mental health counselor/gender specialist

  • A space to connect, give and get support, share information, and build community

  • Online Meetings