The Order of the Arrow aspires to become the model for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Boy Scouts of America. The OA is developing resources to support youth leaders and advisers in integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into their work. This page will be updated as new resources are made available.
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Living the Admonition: Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Your Lodge
Interested Order of the Arrow members are invited to join us on Thursday, June 16 from 8-9:30p ET for a webinar titled "Living the Admonition: Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth in Your Lodge". This webinar will provide participants with knowledge and strategies to create an inclusive lodge environment for LGBTQ+ youth. Register here.
Below is a list of resources designed to support members of the OA in upholding the Admonition through consideration of issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This page will be updated as new resources are made available.
- Boy Scouts of America’s DEI Resources
- Hosting Inclusive and Accessible Events (expected publication: May 2022)
Supporting our LGBTQ+ Members
- Introduction to Pronouns
- First and Last Name Change Option for Founder’s Award and Vigil Honor Certificates
- Commemorating International Transgender Day of Visibility
Getting Involved & Getting Support
If you are interested in supporting the OA’s work in the area(s) of diversity, equity, and inclusion, please reach out to us via email at @email
Additionally, if you are an officer or adviser who would like support in pursuit of implementing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at the local level, please contact us via @email