President of Spectrum Club at Caledonia-Muford High School
LGBTQ+ youth are at increased risk for mental health challenges and suicide. The focus of this discussion will be what families and schools can do to support LGBTQ+ youth mental health. Dr. Michael Paff testified before the Board of Regents on this topic earlier this year. Victor Rose contributed to new guidance issued from NYSED on “Creating a Safe, Supportive, and Affirming School Environment for Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth” in June of this year. Lilly Fiscus (she/their) is president of the Spectrum Club at Caledonia-Mumford High School. Learn about best practices and legal rights in an interactive session that includes a youth discussant.