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.

August 27, 2013
Anna Davis

Develop your skills, join the Youth Organizers Training Program!

We’re streamlining our leadership development projects and and as a result created the MSSC Youth Organizers Training Program.MSSC’s YO Training Program aims to build a stronger leadership base in Mississippi’s youth. The YO program goes further than the workshops at MSSC’s annual events (Summit, Camp). We want to foster young leaders in developing their community

May 10, 2013
Anna Davis

“Give Out Day” Raises Over $550K for LGBT Organizations

The Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition was the only Mississippi group participating this year. We raised over $500 in just 24 hours. Those funds are going to be used to help further our programs and projects, new ventures, and our internship program. MSSC greatly depends on generous donations from our supporters. Just last year, our annual Queer

May 2, 2013
Anna Davis

Join others in donating to MSSC May 9th for Give Out Day!

On May 9th, 2013, thousands of people across the country are going to show their support for their favorite LGBTQ nonprofit during Give OUT Day.  On that day, every donation and donor we get will go further to help us claim our share of awards. We need you to help us with these three things:

April 2, 2013

“Breaking the Silence” LGBTQ+ Symposium- April 19-20th

Attention LGBTQ campus activists!      The UM Pride Network, Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition, and William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation are co-sponsoring “Breaking the Silence LGBTQ Symposium: Changing Campus Climate” April 19-20, 2013, at the University of Mississippi. The event includes workshops, skill-sharing sessions for GSAs across the state, and a keynote by Paulina