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Let’s Talk Sex!: Inclusive Sex Education Curriculum

In this lesson students will start with a silent personal reflection on their understanding of the terms sexual orientation and queer, they will then work in teams on an activity to match terms to definitions. Afterwards, they will share their understanding with the class, and the facilitator will provide correct information, guide, and fill in blanks. Students will then have the opportunity to learn about gender as a fluid concept and begin or continue a journey of self discovery with the help of a guiding handout.

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Statement in Memory of George Floyd and in Solidarity with those Fighting Racism

Let us teach our youth to recognize that the world rests on “justice, on truth and on peace” (Pirkei Avot 1:17). May we cease standing on the blood of our neighbors (Leviticus 19:16), instead doing all we can to stop the ceaseless killing of Black and Brown people in our country. May we hold to a vision of hope and press our society to truly repent and make teshuva for the sins of racism.

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