Massachusetts GSA Leadership Council

The Massachusetts Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Leadership Council is part of the Safe Schools Program for LGBTQ Students, a joint initiative between the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) and the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth.

The GSA Leadership Council creates and informs policy, promotes inclusive learning environments for all students, supports the development of leadership skills, and fosters statewide collaboration among LGBTQ students and allies. Members of the GSA Leadership Council develop and implement projects designed to make change in local schools, districts and regions. The GSA Leadership Council consists of a state council and five region-based councils. Council members develop and implement projects designed to make changes in local schools, districts and regions. To learn more about the GSA Leadership Council, visit this page on the DESE website.

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Massachusetts GSA Leadership Summit

The Summit is a multi-day conference for high school students who are selected for seats on the coming school year’s State GSA Leadership Council. To learn about Summit 2021, visit this page.

Applications for the GSA Leadership Summit 2021 are now open!

Apply now!