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Creates age-appropriate learning standards for public schools that choose to teach comprehensive personal health and safety education and comprehensive sexual health education

 

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has signed the Keeping Youth Safe and Healthy Act, which creates age-appropriate learning standards for public schools that decide to teach comprehensive personal health and safety education (grades K-5) and comprehensive sexual health education (grades 6-12). 

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Resulting demographic data can be used to identify disparities and craft policy solutions

 

Legislation signed by Governor Pritzker to expand demographic data collection and reporting by the State of Illinois will help advocates and policymakers recognize and tackle disparities regarding marginalized communities’ access to and use of critical state programs and services, according to a coalition of LGBTQ civil rights, healthcare, and academic institutions. With this expanded data collection and reporting and subsequent analysis and research, the State and advocates can craft future policy solutions to solve problems facing Illinoisans, including LGBTQ people.
  

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Equality Illinois and the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois celebrated approval by Illinois Governor JB Pritzker of a legislative measure to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion on corporate boards of directors.

 

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