Pizza Klatch offers training to professionals and community groups on a myriad of topics related to serving LGBTQ+ youth and community. We are happy to work with agencies and groups to tailor training to meet your audience needs. Here are a few examples of some of our trainings currently available. If you are interested in one of the below training workshops or would like a workshop catered to your specific needs, please fill out our Training Request Survey here. You can also contact us for more information at 360.339.7574 or email

Training Development fees may apply for us to develop a new training. This is subject to consideration based on current workloads of available staff an to yod at the discretion of the Executive Director.


Mental Health Support for LGBTQ+ Youth丨 (1.5 – 2 hours)

In this training we will look at ways of supporting the mental health of LGBTQ+ youth. What are the causes and risk factors unique to this population? What are the protective factors? What are some barriers LGBTQ+ youth face when trying to access mental health care? We will explore these questions and more. Developed by Sofia Vasconi

Creating Inclusive Spaces for LGBTQ+ Youth 丨 (1.5 – 2 hours)

This training gives an introduction into the LGBTQ+ community. We will cover tips and goal setting to make your space more inclusive to LGBTQ+ youth. This training is focused on steps that teachers and administration can take to make the school environment safe. Developed by Jay Banks

Sticks and Stones: The Power & Importance of Inclusive Language丨 (1.5 – 2 hours)

This training will focus on using inclusive language for LGBTQ+ youth and ways to become familiar with gender variant pronouns. Developed by El Sánchez

Queering the Workplace by Fighting Oppression 丨 (2 days)

This training will be focused on helping you strengthen your skills as competent, resourceful advocates in order to provide quality services to survivors. We are going to unpack barriers that support racism. We will examine our own socialization in a culture of violence, capitalism, and oppression. 

Other Available Topics: 

Legal Rights of Queer and Trans Students in Public Schools
Healthy Relationships Amongst LGBTQ+ Students
Am I Queer Enough? The Act of Gatekeeping

Under Development:

Transmisogyny丨 (1 hour)


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