Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition is a collaboration of people and organizations who believe that no student should ever feel too afraid to go to school.

Harassment, bullying, and unfair school policy can make schools into hostile places for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth or young people who are perceived to be queer. We train students and allies to make schools safer while fighting for long-term policy change.

April 19, 2010

Fundraising for Second Chance Prom

We need YOUR help! The Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition, along with our generous donors and partners thus far, are asking for your financial assistance to help throw the best inclusive prom Mississippi has ever seen! Our donors have helped us get this far…. But we need your help to reach our goal of raising an

April 16, 2010

Day of Silence Participation Growing in MS

Today is Day of Silence, an event organized by GLSEN nationwide. According to GLSEN, “On the National Day of Silence hundreds of thousands of students nationwide take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in their schools.” More information about Day of Silence can be found here: http://www.dayofsilence.org This

April 9, 2010

MSSC Launches New Website!

The Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition is proud to launch its re-designed website! Please let us know if you experience any problems by emailing us at info@mssafeschools.org or by using the contact us page.

March 30, 2010

Second Chance Prom

The Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition will be hosting it’s second annual Second Chance Prom at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Mississippi on May 8, 2010. Stay tuned for more details.