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Safe Space NOVA, Inc.


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Joined on March 2, 2023


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Nonprofit





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DESCRIPTION

Safe Space NOVA, Inc. is a 501(c3) nonprofit that provides positive programming for LGBTQ+ youth. Our programs include social activities, social support groups and an inclusive sex education program. The target audience is LGBTQ+ young adults (ages 14 to 18).


General Survey

Question: How many of your employees or volunteers are members of the LGBTQ+ community?

Answer: More than 10%.


Question: Are your leadership, human resources, employees, or volunteers provided or required to utilize LGBTQ-specific training or educational content each year?

Answer: Some are required to have LGBTQ-specific training, but not all.


Question: How often do you believe your leadership, human resources, employees, or volunteers utilize LGBTQ-specific training or educational content each year?

Answer: Once per person.


Question: Do you feel that your policies and procedures cover LGBTQ-specific needs for all of your employees, staff, and volunteers?

Answer: We have policies written specifically for the protection of LGBTQ+ individuals.


Question: Do you feel that your policies and procedures cover LGBTQ-specific needs for your those who rely on your service?

Answer: We have policies written specifically for the protection of LGBTQ+ individuals.


Question: How well do you feel that you and your staff are doing at creating an accepting and affirming presence for the LGBTQ+ community?

Answer: We have year-round shows of support that are specifically affirming or positive for the LGBTQ+ community.


Industry Survey

Question: What type of non-profit organization do you represent? Briefly describe your mission.

Answer: Safe Space NOVA, Inc. is dedicated to providing a safe, accepting, and supportive environment to combat bullying, stigmas and other challenges faced by LGBTQ+ youth.


Question: Do you have any LGBTQ+ board members? Include any information, if possible, about how they represent LGBTQ+ issues in your organization.

Answer: The Operations Team is 90% LGBTQ+. To that point we bring our authentic real life experience into the work we do at Safe Space NOVA, Inc.


Question: Do you supply any training materials to individuals in your organization, or outside of your organization? If so, what do those materials entail?

Answer: We provide trainings on what affirmation of LGBTQ+ youth looks like and how to incorporate into every day life and business.


Question: How do you make your organization a safe and affirming place for LGBTQ+ people to be?

Answer: We ensure all individuals who work with the youth have been properly vetted from a background standpoint.


Question: How can Equality Loudoun best support your organization?

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Question: In your fundraising activities, do you solicit funds from non-affirming organizations? If so, which organizations?

Answer: We do not solicit funds from non-affirming groups or businesses.


Question: Are there other Non-Profit organizations that you recommend as allies?

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