Camp directors and staff, sports league leaders, and other youth development professionals have incredible influence in the lives of children and youth, often setting the tone for gender norms and expectations for the youth you lead.
Professional Development and Training
Gender Spectrum works to help you understand gender and the vital role that gender-inclusion can play in the lives of children and youth. Our professional development and training can give you the tools you need to stay current with evolving gender understandings and enrich your work with all children and young people.
Resources on Gender, Children and Youth
Creating gender-inclusive environments will benefit every child in your program. Find resources that provide foundational information on gender, and resources you can use to successfully work with the transgender, non-binary and gender-expansive youth in your programs..
Stories from the Field
Watch stories featuring professionals who are successfully incorporating gender-inclusive practices, and share your own.
Get information, advice and support to help inform you on gender and how youth development professionals are successfully navigating new gender understandings.
Our online community The Lounge includes groups where professionals, parents, family members and youth can post their thoughts, share resources, and find support.
Our nationwide Directory of in-person and online support groups can be critical for your clients and families.
Events for Professionals
Find information about symposia and other events for all professionals who work with children and families.