2018 Was A Big Year
2018 has been one of our most successful years so far! We are so proud of what we have accomplished and continue to be humbled by the support we receive from on sustaining donors and from those who provide an annual gift. I hope this list of accomplishments will inspire and excite you as we move into 2019 and celebrate of our 10th anniversary!
- Authored Assembly Bill 2504 To Provide LGBT Awareness Training For 90,000 California Law Enforcement Officers And 9-1-1 Dispatchers. The Bill Was Signed Into Law By Governor Brown And Is Effective January 1, 2019.
- Created A California Version Of Our Highly Successful Online LGBT Awareness For Law Enforcement Course. We Partnered With The Napa Valley Criminal Justice Training Center And Obtained Califonria P.O.S.T. Certification. We Completed A Successful Pilot Presentation And Received Very Positive Results.
- Authored A Training For Trainers Instructor Guide For The LGBT Awareness For Law Enforcement Course And A Training For Trainers Class That Will Be Offered In Early 2019.
- To Date, Members Of 39 Different Law Enforcement Agencies From Across The United States Have Taken Our Online LGBT Awareness For Law Enforcement Course. Two Departments Had Us Create Customized Courses For Their Entire Department.
- We Awarded One Out To Protect Scholarship And One Library Grant In 2018.
- Our Out To Protect And Coming Out From Behind The Badge Online Resources Are Now Consolidated Into One Website With All Information And Funding Programs Available In One Space.
Our Goals For 2019
- Secure Funding For An LGBT Law Enforcement Training Conference.
- Provide LGBT Awareness Training For Any Law Enforcement Agency Desiring It In The United States.
- Seek Out Two LGBTQ Role Models Pursuing A Law Enforcement Career And Support Them With A Scholarship.
You can help us celebrate our first decade of service and to realize our goals in 2019 by becoming a donor. A monthly contribution of any amount helps. No amount is too small to make a big difference. Thank you for considering a donation to Out To Protect. Click Here To Donate.
Greg Miraglia, Founder and CEO
Out To Protect Inc