Rainbow Youth Forum

Rainbow Youth Forum

The Annual Rainbow Youth Forum (RYF) is a celebration of our diversity and is a day for students and staff to learn together. For 2021, students of all ages are invited and encouraged to attend the virtual event which will be held on May 20th from 7:00 p.m to 9:30 p.m

The 16th Annual Rainbow Youth Forum will include Decolonizing Gender, Drag Storytime, Workshops for Students and Staff, Chill Zone and a Rainbow Spring Fling Dance! This interactive virtual event will allow participants to ask questions and share their thoughts.  

The RYF encourages safe and inclusive school environments by providing an opportunity to enhance knowledge and awareness about equity and diversity issues. The RYF aims to help build knowledge and understanding of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression, as well as homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia. 

The RYF is held in collaboration between the OCDSB and the Rainbow Service Provider's Network, which is a network of community agencies who promote inclusive services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning, Two- Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) youth. This collaborative initiative is aligned with our efforts to embed exit outcomes, cultural proficiency,  and character education into our daily practices.

Please use the link below to register for this event and to ask us any questions that you would like to be answered during the event. 

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Please note that you can only register using your OCDSB student or staff email address. Only registered participants will receive the Zoom participation links

Event Details:

16th Annual Rainbow Youth Forum

Date: May 20, 2021

Time: 7.00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Format: Zoom

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