Just Announced: The 2019 Impact Summit
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Register for the 2019 Impact Summit. September 4-5 | Washington, D.C. We’re excited to announce the 2019 Impact Summit! This year’s Summit will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. We’re also proud to share that the … Read More

The True Colors Fund Is Now True Colors United
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Our new brand identity reinforces our commitment to the spirit of collaboration in developing long-term solutions to prevent and end youth homelessness. Over the past 10 years, we’ve learned that youth homelessness is a community issue. Young people have the … Read More

True Colors Fund Policy Director Justin Rush Addresses Congress on Youth Homelessness
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“We have the opportunity today, as a nation, to effectively address and ultimately end youth homelessness.” Yesterday, Justin Rush, the True Colors Fund’s Director of Public Policy, testified in front of the United States House of Representatives’ Committee on Financial … Read More

Our Work Wouldn’t Be Possible Without Our True Friends
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Will you be our True Friend? How’s that resolution going? Need any ideas? By becoming a True Friend, each month, you’ll help make a difference in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth experiencing homelessness! … Read More

Let Transgender Troops Serve.
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Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Recently, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) granted the Trump administration’s request to begin implementing its discriminatory ban of military service by transgender people, putting the honorable service of thousands of … Read More

How Will You Help LGBTQ Youth This Year?
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What’s Your New Year’s Resolution? Can you believe it’s already the end of January? There’s a good chance you resolved to make a difference this year. Whether you’re working to change your life or the world around you, the first … Read More

Michelle Blassou Joins the True Colors Fund Team
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We’re excited to welcome Michelle Blassou to the True Colors Fund, as our new Program Associate! Michelle comes to the True Colors Fund from a background in tech and research, recently relocating to New York City from Montreal where she … Read More

We’re Honored to Welcome Kevin T. McDowell to the True Colors Fund Board of Directors
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Kevin McDowell is Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer for AEG Happy new year! 2019 just started and we’ve already hit the ground running. We’re thrilled to announce the newest member of our Board of Directors, Kevin McDowell, who brings … Read More

Youth Collaboration Flashback: When Young People Talk, We Listen.
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Since the very beginning of the True Colors Fund’s work to address youth homelessness, we knew we had to meaningfully include the ideas of young people with lived experience. Here’s a little recap of our recent youth collaboration work: The … Read More

Training & Education Flashback: Here’s How We Created Safer Spaces This Year.
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Youth homelessness is an extremely complex issue, but we know that when organizations are welcoming, inclusive, and safe for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, young people are more likely to get the support they need – … Read More

A Star is Born: Rivianna Hyatt Joins the True Colors Fund Team
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Rivianna Hyatt has been a part of the True Colors Fund universe since 2015. In the years since then, she’s been a 40 of the 40 honoree, a True Colors Fellow, and a founding member of the National Youth Forum … Read More

Here’s What Happened at Home for the Holidays 2018
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What didn’t happen at Home for the Holidays? Cyndi Lauper and A$AP Rocky teamed up for a genre-bending duet, Natalie Merchant brought the house down with the sheer power of her voice and an acoustic guitar, and Sara Ramirez helped … Read More

Advocacy Flashback: We Made Incredible Progress This Year – Thanks to You.
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Can you believe 2018 is almost over? So much has happened, and time and time again you stood by our side and helped us push the needle forward on preventing and ending youth homelessness. Here’s a little recap of our … Read More

Let’s Make the World a Better Place for LGBTQ Youth This Holiday
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When we founded the True Colors Fund 10 years ago, it was to help amplify the voices and experiences of those who were either pushed to the margins or excluded altogether – particularly young people who identify as lesbian, gay, … Read More

These Communities Are Taking the True Colors Prevention Challenge to Build LGBTQ Inclusion
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This November, the True Colors Fund is hosting its first-ever Prevention Challenge. November is National Runaway Prevention Month and the True Colors Fund is partnering with Philadelphia and Toronto to launch lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) cultural … Read More

#Proud: New York LGBT Pride Run Nets Over $25,000 to Help End Youth Homelessness
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We were honored to be chosen as the beneficiary of the 37th Annual Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run this year in NYC. Back in June, we joined Front Runners New York in Central Park to cheer on the runners, … Read More

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