Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy

Glsen Inc

  • Seattle, WA
  • www.glsenwa.org

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.

Mission Statement

The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

Main Programs

  1. Student Organizing Committee
  2. Awards & Auction Committee
  3. Professional Development Committee
  4. FunDevelopment Committee
  5. Office Volunteer
Service Areas

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Washington

Washington State

ruling year

1994

Principal Officer

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Joseph Bento

Keywords

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Gay, Lesbian, Straight, Cultural, Washington, Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham, Everett, Homosexual, Heterosexual

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Also Known As

Glsen Washington State

EIN

55-0820465

 Number

3089081504

Physical Address

1605 12th Ave Ste 35

Seattle, WA 98122

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Lesbian/Gay Rights (R26)

Youth Community Service Clubs (O51)

Student Services and Organizations (B80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Student Organizing Committee

Student Organizing Committee Purpose: Facilitate program planning, working with youth in their leadership and program planning development and supporting LGBTQ youth through creative programs.Roles 1. Program Planner: Collaborate with LGBTQ youth and community partners to develop programs for LGBTQ youth across Washington State.
2. Organizer: Assist with the details of planning multiple programs and provide support to committee chair.3. Jumpstart Program Liaison: The Jumpstart program works directly with K-12 schools gay-straight alliance clubs. Provide support, assistance and encouragement of GLSEN programs.4. Summit Planner: Assist the Summit organizer board member with the planning, development and coordination of GLSEN WA annual leadership student focus conference summit(s).

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Awards & Auction Committee

Awards & Auction Committee Purpose: Develop and implement all aspects fundraising and awards event that honors leaders for their work in the LGBTQ community, while raising funds to support the future of GLSEN.Roles 1. Community Outreach: Connect with community partners and businesses for donations for the auction and the event as a whole.
2. Awards Liaison: Assist with the application review of award nominees, communicating with award winners and coordination of giving awards at the event.

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Program 3

Professional Development Committee

Professional Development Committee Purpose: Provide safe space training, resource distribution, and consultations with K-12 teachers, staff administrators, and community partners. Roles 1. Trainer: Facilitate trainings with teachers, staff administrators, and community partners using the safe space kit and GLSEN materials.
2. Organizer/Outreach: Assist committee chair with organizing trainings, finding a trainer to facilitate and develop partnerships with schools and communities for future trainings.

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Program 4

FunDevelopment Committee

FunDevelopment Committee Purpose: Raise finances through fundraising, grants, and sponsorships to support GLSEN programming and GLSEN committees.Roles 1. Grant Writing: Grants will be used mostly to support educational summits and professional trainings throughout each year.
2. Corporate Fund Raising: We are looking for volunteers with experience in corporate fund raising and development to help us expand this department of the  FunD committee.
3. Fund Raising Events: We do several fundraising events each year. We are  looking for volunteers interested in developing and implementing successful  fundraising events.

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Program 5

Office Volunteer

Office Volunteer Purpose: To provide office administrator support to the overall organization.As an office volunteer you will be expected to come into the Seattle office 3 hours per week or 12 hour per month.Roles 1. Communicator: Assist with answering phones, checking emails, connecting with donors for upcoming conferences and events. 2. Technology administrator: Assist with newsletter production, resource development, marketing materials, and data entry. Office volunteers should be familiar with Microsoft applications, Google applications, Gmail, and using the Internet.

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Service Areas

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Washington

Washington State

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Glsen Inc

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Principal Officer

Joseph Bento

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Joseph R Bento

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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