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Gender Inclusive and Affirming Communities

Samantha King

Education Advocate, she/her

Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy

Child Psychiatrist, Public Health Leader
Teku Fouder & CEO
Affirming homes and communities can significantly improve the mental health of gender diverse youth!

Join this community for a deeper understanding of youth gender development and diverse gender identities and expressions. Most importantly, learn how to create safe spaces so all our children can thrive!

What's included?

  • TEKU Online Education Content: available 24/7, providing a flexible learning experience
  • Live virtual sessions led by experienced facilitators, allowing participants to practice new skills in a safe and collaborative setting
  • 4 Learning Modules 
  • Resources for parents/caregivers and educators

Learn how to create inclusive environments

Inclusivity is essential for creating welcoming, equitable, and thriving communities and organizations. It promotes diversity, fosters innovation, strengthens social bonds, and contributes to individual and collective well-being

Expand your perspective and create loving, supportive and empowering communities for all

 Expanding your perspective is essential for personal and interpersonal growth, fostering understanding, empathy, and respect for diverse perspectives. It promotes critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration, ultimately contributing to a more inclusive, empathetic, and interconnected society.

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Learn what this course is all about

Hear from Dr. Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy as she explains what you can expect to gain from enrolling and participating in this course. 
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Meet the instructor

Sam King, she/her

Sam (she/her) is a clinically trained social worker and educator specializing in LGBTQ inclusion. For the past 8 years, Sam worked at a prominent children’s hospital to support transgender and gender diverse youth and their families. In this role, Sam would lead professional development workshops for local K-12th grade educators, counselors, and administrators on how to best support gender affirmation and inclusion for all students. Sam also worked alongside parents to help them better support their child’s gender development. As a cisgender woman, Sam recognizes the impacts gender has on all of us and aims to support cisgender folks on their process for unlearning gender assumptions to create a world where we can all be free from gendered expectations.
Patrick Jones - Course author
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