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ONE Archives Foundation provides innovative education programs and resources that inspire transformative stories of LGBTQ history to broaden the perspectives of educators, students, and researchers.

Our professional development opportunities empower educators to diversify their curricula and create an affirming learning environment. Through archival research, youth participants collaborate with one another to connect history to current struggles for justice and liberation; and research fellows illuminate new truths from historical records.

As a stakeholder in the FAIR Education Act Implementation Coalition, we ensure that LGBTQ history is visible and accessible to K-12 students and educators through free and low-cost resources.

For inquiries related to our education programming, please email Tony Valenzuela, Executive Director, at

For K-12 Teachers

Educators' Webinars
Educators' Webinars
LGTBQ History Lesson Plans
LGTBQ History Lesson Plans
LGBTQ History Panels
LGBTQ History Panels

For Youth


We mentor a core group of high school student leaders from across Los Angeles to become Youth Ambassadors for Queer History in their communities and schools.

Youspeak Radio is an intergenerational audio story project led by LGBTQ youth. Visit the project page to listen to audio stories made by the 2021 cohort.

For Scholars and Researchers


The LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program supports scholars, graduate students, curators, and independent researchers to do research at ONE Archives at the USC Libraries.

Read From the Reading Room, a blog featuring our fellows’ reflection on research and teaching LGBTQ+ history.

Upcoming Events

Image Credit: “Notebook” icon by Smallike, “Group discussion” icon by Drishya, “Art exhibit” icon by Berkah Icon, MD, “Growth” icon by UNiCORN, “Archive” icon by Iconathan from the Noun Project.