Lethbridge School District (LSD) No. 51 recently released draft Policy 502.2, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Gender Expression ). We are very encouraged by the draft policy as a commitment to safe and inclusive schools in LSD No. 51. Outreach looks forward to continuing our work with LSD No. 51 moving policy to procedure. Before final reading, a public meeting is being called by LSD No. 51 in response to a petition submitted to the Board. This policy is facing opposition.
What is this meeting about?
The purpose of this meeting is to elect four public members to a committee that will work with Board-appointed members to draft recommendations for the Board to consider.
What can I do?
We encourage policy supporters to attend the public meeting on March 23, 2016 at 7pm. Wilson Middle School gymnasium, 2003-9 Ave. N
Space is limited. Voter registration occurs from 6:15-6:45pm. Please arrive early.
Who is eligible to vote?
Selecting a committee
- Resident of Lethbridge (Bring Proof of Residence);
- Must be 18 years of age or older;
- Must be public school tax supporter (it is unclear how this will be determined)
- For details on this public meeting, please visit the LSD No. 51 information website.