The Parental Rights Movement: A Conversation with Chelsea Gonzalez

Responding to the Parental Rights Movement through a Comprehensive Sex Ed Lens

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Join EyesOpenIowa and special guest Chelsea Gonzalez for an overview of the Parental Rights Movement. We've repacked a prior webinar to be watched on your own time, and at your own pace,

As the Law and Policy Analyst for Advocates For Youth, Chelsea has ample knowledge and experience to provide insight on the topic to those working within the field of Adolescent Sexual Health Education. Learn more about Chelsea here.

Chelsea will discuss the Congressional Parental Bill of Rights Act and state Parental Bill of Rights. In addition, she will provide historical context about the Parental Rights Movement.

Chelsea will help learners understand how much of a concerted effort the pushback against inclusive education has become and how interconnected library book bans, anti-CRT bills, sexuality education, minor consent and confidentiality laws, and bills targeting trans youth truly are. This will help organizations and individuals better understand their role in the fight against these restrictive pieces of legislation.

Your Instructor

Val Cumming
Val Cumming

A 2014 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Val has a bachelor’s degree in Family Services. She is a trained facilitator in several sexual heath and other prevention-based curriculums. In addition, she was recently selected as a 2022 fellow for New Leaders Council, a distinguished institute for the changemakers of tomorrow. With extensive experience working as a health educator and within prevention services, she brings valuable insight to each of her trainings.

Val utilizes a strength-based approach to help learners meet their highest potential. During her trainings, you can expect easily digestible information, a relaxed atmosphere, and some humor mixed in!

In her spare time, she enjoys live music, stand-up comedy, and exploring new cities.

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