New Jersey

According to the 2019 GLSEN New Jersey School Climate survey, less than half of New Jersey students say they have access to LGBTQ-related library resources at school.

Just 26% of New Jersey students say they were taught positive representations of LGBTQ people, history, or events at school. A collection of texts that positively represent LGBTQ+ characters and historical figures is critical for any school to be an inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ students and those with LGBTQ+ family members.


Number of students in NJ that have access to a GLSEN Rainbow Library


Number of schools in NJ that have received a Rainbow Library

'21 '22

School Year the Rainbow Library launched in New Jersey

Fall 2022 Sendoff Figures

Of the 93 Rainbow Library sets sent to New Jersey schools in Fall 2022,

  • 95% were sent to schools predominantly serving students from low-income families
  • 46% were sent to schools in urban areas
  • 43% were sent to schools in suburban areas
  • 6% were sent to schools in rural areas

New Jersey State Sponsors
(2022-2023 School Year)

Rotary Club of Haddonfield

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