Mobilization Resources

The TDSB’s Triangle Program, which provides a supportive high school environment for LGBTQ2S youth, is facing a 1/3 reduction in its teaching staff. Contact your School Board Trustee  and let them know that you expect them to have the backs of LGBTQ2S students. 

Email Template (Word Document)

We’ve prepared handy resources and events to help you mobilize around changes to the 2015 Health and Physical Education Curriculum have any questions? contact us at organizing@the519.

  1. Consultation Kit
    A simple guide to help you run a consultation event and provide a written submission to the Ministry of Education.
  2. We Have Your Back – Ten Ways to Mobilize
    Ten simple ways you can show Ontario’s students and teachers that you #havetheirback.
  3. We Have Your Back – Lobbying Guide
    Interested in talking with your MPP? This step by step guide will help lead you through how to get a meeting, what to expect, and how to make sure your meeting is a success. 
  4. We Have Your Back – Key Facts
    These key facts and speaking points can help you shape your message when talking with decision makers, educators, and others in your community about Health and Physical Education.
  5.  Mic Drop Conference
    We are thrilled to invite you to Mic Drop, a Social Justice and Activism Conference for High School Students and Teachers. Mic Drop is a one-day, youth-led conference that trains students and teachers to become change-makers in their own communities. Topics include, but are not limited to: Building Consent Culture, LGBTQ2S+ Inclusivity, Activism Across Generations, Know Your (Human) Rights, and much more! We welcome classes, student groups, school delegates, teachers and other staff.

    Date: Friday, January 11th

    Time: 9 am – 3:30 pm

    Location: The 519 – 519 Church St, Toronto ON

    Cost: Free, Complimentary Lunch Provided

    For more information, please see the Mic Drop Information Guide  linked above. The deadline to register is December 12th 2018. As space is limited, we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Education Resources

Action Canada Lesson Plans

Many thanks to Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights for sharing excerpts from their Beyond the Basics resource for educators  teaching about sex and sexual health: 

Health and Physical Education Curriculum Resources
Resources for Parents and Youth