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Applications are now open for GSAFE’s 2018-2019 Foundations of Leadership course!

  We are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Foundations of Leadership course! Foundations of Leadership is a dynamic course focused on the experiences of students of color.  Eligible students are those who will be in grades 9-10 at any Madison Metropolitan School District high school by September 2018 and who demonstrate leadership talent. “I […]

Apply today for Leadership Training Institute!

  Leadership Training Institute, or LTI, is a four-day camp intended to help train up-and-coming GSA members and other students and prepare them to return to their schools in the fall better leaders in their clubs and among their peers.   Leadership Training Institute 2018 will be from July 26th to July 29th on the […]

Honor an activist who has transformed your community!

Who will you nominate for the 2018 Judi Devereux Community Activist Award? Nomination deadline March 12, 2018 GSAFE is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Judi Devereux Community Activist Award. The award will be presented to an outstanding individual at the 22nd annual Celebration of Leadership on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Monona Terrace in […]

Nominations OPEN for GSAFE’s 2018 Educator of the Year Award

Nominations OPEN for GSAFE’s 2018 Educator of the Year Award Nomination deadline March 12, 2018 GSAFE is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Educator of the Year Award. The award will be presented to an outstanding individual at the 22nd annual Celebration of Leadership on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Monona Terrace in downtown Madison. […]

Unity Summit Draws 500

The Wisconsin Room at the UW-Milwaukee Student Union was bursting at the seams as nearly 500 youth and adult advocates came together for GSAFE’s annual Youth Unity Summit on Friday, December 8th.  This was GSAFE’s largest student event ever, and brought together students from over 25 schools in and around southeastern Wisconsin. Students selected several workshops […]

Support GSAFE this holiday season (and eat tasty pancakes, too!)

  The Pancake Café invites you to fill up for the holidays at an all-you-can-eat pancake buffet fundraiser benefiting GSAFE on Saturday, December 16th at the 6220 Nesbitt Rd, Fitchburg location.  The buffet features pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, and orange juice.   Choose between two serving times when you purchase your ticket(s), either 2-3 P.M. or […]

Register for Fall Unity Summit!

  Register today for our Youth Unity Summit on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at UW Milwaukee!  GSAFE hosts two day-long conferences every school year, one in the spring and one in the fall.  These conferences are open to middle school and high school students, as well as to GSA advisors and other school professionals who are […]

Send an Activist to Camp!

  Over 200 donors came together in July to send 25 young LGBTQ+ activists to leadership camp.  Together YOU helped us raise nearly $8000!     We are still accepting donations!  Your donation now helps further youth participation in our Leadership Training Institute (LTI)  and supports the behind the scenes cost of camp.      […]

Captured at the Overture Center

Captured is a series of photographs taken of youth inside the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The series hopes to expose the general community to what life is like for incarcerated youth in Dane County—including LGBTQ+ youth of color—while at the same time creating a visual narrative that documents and humanizes what […]

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Testimonials

haruka-testimonial“The summer after my first year of high school I attended LTI, GSAFE’s camp for youth leaders. I hold those four days dear to my heart and firmly believe that they were instrumental in transforming my life.” – Haruka, Former GSAFE Youth Activist