Over the last 15 years, lawmakers and school administrators have increasingly recognized that LGBT youth are a vulnerable population in school settings, and many have implemented policies designed to ensure all students feel safe and welcome at school. In many states and school districts, LGBT students and teachers lack protections from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
In others, protections that do exist are inadequate or unenforced.
The scholarship will allow Juster to take part in celebrating NACBA’s 25th Anniversary at its annual convention in May.“We are pleased to provide this esteemed scholarship to Nate.
He teaches at university level, invented a technology, started a company and sold it.
It's a shame this woman runs off and cheats while the poor guy has a tough time.
Josh Greer, a student who has been the target of bullying and discrimination in school, writes in his journal in his bedroom in Cache Country, UT, October 2016.
© 2016 Mariam Dwedar for Human Rights Watch Outside the home, schools are the primary vehicles for educating, socializing, and providing services to young people in the United States.
All her friends are married with children enjoying life at the next level...
yet Fahrin Jaffer is searching the web every night trying to push down negative links about her...
It gives him the opportunity to gain invaluable resources to enhance his profession and the ability to connect with a vast network of consumer bankruptcy attorneys,” said NACBA Executive Director Dan La Bert.
“I am honored to receive a scholarship from NACBA recognizing the importance of legal aid work and the many contributions Henry Sommer made to the practice of bankruptcy law,” Juster said.
Schools can be difficult environments for students, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, but they are often especially unwelcoming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth.
A lack of policies and practices that affirm and support LGBT youth—and a failure to implement protections that do exist—means that LGBT students nationwide continue to face bullying, exclusion, and discrimination in school, putting them at physical and psychological risk and limiting their education.