fYrefly in Schools

fYrefly in SchoolsfYrefly in Schools is an iSMSS educational initiative developed to help reduce discrimination against sexual and gender minority youth, increase awareness of the impacts of homo/bi/transphobia, and equip students with the tools they need to become effective allies for diversity, equity, and human rights within their schools and communities.

To book a free workshop for your classroom or school or to learn more about fYrefly in Schools please read "fYrefly in Schools Q&A's", our "What is fYrefly in schools?" brochure, or visit fYrefly's site for more information.

fYrefly in Schools Q&A

fYreflyWhat is fYrefly in Schools?

fYrefly in Schools is a new educational initiative developed to help reduce discrimination against sexual and gender minority youth, increase awareness of the impacts of homophobia and transphobia, and create safe and inclusive school environments for all students. The program is free and reflects the focus on safety stated in Section 45 of the provincial School Act. This requires all students in Alberta’s schools to be provided with a safe and caring environment where they do not experience discrimination based on personal characteristics including sexual orientation and gender identity. fYrefly in Schools is delivered to schools on a request basis, as resources of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services permit. Designed for junior and senior high school students, fYrefly in Schools workshops are student- centred and activity-based to focus on personal and social development and comprehensive health. Workshops follow the peer-to-peer mentorship model of

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