East New York, Brooklyn, teacher built a strong network for LGBTQ students, crafted top-notch Gender-Sexuality Alliance

<div class="field field-name-title field-type-ds field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="dc:title"><h1><a href="/content/east-new-york-brooklyn-teacher-built-strong-network-lgbtq-students-crafted-top-notch-gender">East New York, Brooklyn, teacher built a strong network for LGBTQ students, crafted top-notch Gender-Sexuality Alliance </a></h1></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-news-source field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">NY Daily News</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-news-author field-type-text field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Author:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even">Megan Cerullo</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-news-date field-type-datetime field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><span class="date-display-single" property="dc:date" datatype="xsd:dateTime" content="2016-06-25T00:00:00-04:00">Saturday, June 25, 2016</span></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded">There were no support groups for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender students at the Academy for Young Writers in East New York when Michelle Eisenberg joined the school in 2012. Now, the Brooklyn public school’s first Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA), co-founded by Eisenberg, is recognized as one of the best in the country.</div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-news-link field-type-link-field field-label-above"><div class="field-label">News Link:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/hometown-heroes/brooklyn-teacher-builds-strong-network-lgbtq-students-article-1.2687948" target="_blank">http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/education/hometown-heroes/brooklyn-teacher-b...</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-news-category field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-inline clearfix"><div class="field-label">News Media Category:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/media-news-category/metro-iaf-news" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel" datatype="">Metro-IAF news</a></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-break field-type-ds field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p> </div></div></div>