Queer Youth Updates

A weekly e-newsletter resource for Queer/Ally Youth of Santa Cruz County. A program of the Safe Schools Project.

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[Save the Date] Day of Silence, Friday, April 27

National Day of Silence is a student-led national event where folks take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ people at school.

Visit glsen.org/day-silence for event planning tips, way to participate, and resources for students and educators.

Past Day of Silence Events in Santa Cruz:

2017: Breaking the Silence Rallies were organized in both Watsonville & Santa Cruz featuring guest speakers, open mics, and public demonstration.

2016:  “Break the Silence Rally” - A video created by the Diversity Center Youth Program

2014:  “Youths Break Silencing Effect of Bullying” - City on the Hill Press

2013:  “LGBT hold rally in Santa Cruz to break the silence” - Santa Cruz Sentinel

2012:  Community Members “Break the Silence” at LGBQT Youth Rally in Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz IMC