Newsday Charities Supports LIGALY's Ant-Bullying Work
LIGALY recently received a $25,000 grant from Newsday Charities, a fund of the McCormick Foundation
Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY) recently received a $25,000 grant from Newsday Charities, a fund of the McCormick Foundation in support of the Safe Schools Inititiative that works to address anti-GLBT bullying in schools.
LIGALY’s Safe Schools Initiative is a multi-faceted program that works to create safer and more supportive schools for GLBT youth. The program delivers anti-bullying workshops in classroom settings, trains teachers to prevent bullying, helps students establish and sustain gay-straight alliance (GSA) clubs to provide safe spaces, and to implement school-based awareness campaigns.
Pictured from left to right are Fred Groser, Newsday Publisher; Dale Cole, Newsday Community Affairs Project Manager; David Kilmnick, LIGALY Chief Executive Officer; Robert Vitelli, LIGALY Chief Operating Officer and Paul Fleishman, Newsday Vice President of Public Affairs.