Support PSEC and Safe Schools Legislation
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Support PSEC and Safe Schools Legislation

    1. Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition
    2. Petition by

      Pennsylvania Student Equality Coalition

      Harrisburg, PA

Because no child should face harassment or bullying in any school or community for being who they are.

Because Pennsylvania youth are a powerful force.

This petition will be used whenever PSEC is advocating for safe schools on the local, state, and national level.

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Recent signatures


    1. Reached 250 signatures
    2. Community Leaders Sign the Petition

      Thank you to those who have signed the petition this morning!
      Emmett Patterson (GLSEN 2011 Advocate of the Year), Corey Bernstein (LGBTQ Youth Activist), Michael Mahler (Publisher, The Erie Gay News), Thomas Waters (Member of the Board of Directors, The Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh), Betty Hill (Director, The PERSAD Center), Audrey Smith (Founder, Justice League Activate! - State College), Mark Segal (Publisher, The Philadelphia Gay News) and: The Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh - Equality Partners of Western Pennsylvania!

    3. Reached 100 signatures
    4. Community Leaders Sign the Petition

      In the first three hours of the petition, we are proud to have sign on:
      Carrie Jacobs (Director, The Attic Youth Center), Robin McGeehe (Director, GetEQUAL), Robin McHaelen (Director, True Colors), Susan Smith (Chairperson, NEPA Rainbow Alliance), and Joe Wilson (Director/Producer, Out in the Silence).

    5. Reached 25 signatures
    6. The PSEC Coordinating and State Committees unanimously approve the petition

      Arcadia University - PRIDE | Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - GSA | Bryn Mawr College - Rainbow Alliance | Bucknell University - FLAG&BT | Dickinson College - Spectrum | Edinboro University of Pennsylvania - Identity | Gettysburg College - Allies | Haverford College - SAGA | Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Pride Alliance | Keystone College - OPEN | Kutztown University of Pennsylvania - Allies | Lebanon Valley College - Freedom Rings | Millersville University – GSA | Penn State – Erie - Trigon | Penn State – Harrisburg - Capital Alliance | Penn State – University Park - Rainbow Roundtable | Scranton Local #1 - GSA | Shippensburg University - SALE | Temple University - Queer Student Union | The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Pride Club | The University of Pennsylvania - The Lambda Alliance | Villanova University - Gay Straight Coalition | Williamsport Local #2 - GSA


    Reasons for signing

    • Diane Adams CARBONDALE, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      Because we as adults need to stop the pain.

    • Crissy Richards COMMODORE, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      If a child is required by law to go to school, and parents are required by law to make sure they are in attendance...please tell me where the LAW is to protect our children against what they are subjected to on a daily basis? This is no longer a simple child calling another child fat, or stupid...this is an issue that will effect our children their entire life!!!

    • Kevin Kennedy FORD CITY, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      Because I know what bullying is like.

    • Jenna Burger INDIANA, PA
      • over 2 years ago

      I've experienced first hand the negative effects of bullying and I don't want to see anyone else have to face that in a place where they are supposed to feel safe.

    • Gerd Harth STOLBERG, GERMANY
      • over 2 years ago

      Because its the right thing to do, make PSEC an INTERNATIONAL Law, no chance for bullys!!!!!


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