As part of our mission as a club, South Jersey Track & Field strives to provide athletic opportunities for all children, of all identities. We also seek to use our influence in the community to promote more widespread inclusion across all youth sports.
By no means complete, here is a resource list for families navigating the world of youth athletics, and leaders who are interested in promoting equity in their areas.
Organizations and Websites:
“Ally educates athletic communities at all levels — sport governing bodies, teams, and individual athletes — to understand obstacles to inclusion for LGBTQ people in sports and how they can build inclusive communities on their teams or within their organizations.”
A great warehouse of documents covering topics from law to statements and reports from organizations like the Women’s Sports Foundation
Wide range of resources for everything LGBTQIA+
A PDF produced by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
A report by The Trevor Project, a great resource for all things LGBTQIA+
The Center for American Progress
Resources for Coaches, Administrators, and Community Leaders
Provides education on inclusion specific to athletics administration
Micah Porter is an advocate with a great blog, Out & About.