New Equity Hub Features Have Arrived!
Here at True Colors United, we know that making a commitment to justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion is an active choice that becomes an ongoing journey. The desire and passion to further our equity work is an incredibly brave and … Read More
A Statement by the Staff of True Colors United on DC’s Encampment Raids
Call or email Jeff Reinbold, Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks and tell him to stop the eviction: 202-245-4661; [email protected] For the last few years, cities and states across the United States have issued encampment raids … Read More
Welcoming Our New Staff!
Dear Friends, We are thrilled to announce True Colors United’s newest staff! Announcing Shahera Hyatt as the New Program Director of Youth Action Shahera Hyatt is the new Program Director of Youth Action at True Colors United, focused on centering … Read More
We Remain Committed to Black Lives
True Colors United is deeply disturbed by the death of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols at the hands of police in Memphis, Tennessee. We extend our sincere sympathies to everyone impacted by yet another Black life taken this way. When we launched … Read More
¡Nuestros recursos ahora están en español!
Desde su fundación, True Colors United siempre se ha comprometido a ser un reflejo de las comunidades que apoyamos. Logramos esto no solo escuchando las necesidades que los miembros de la comunidad comparten directamente con nosotros, sino también trabajando junto … Read More
True Colors United Resources Are Now in Spanish
From its founding, True Colors United has always been committed to being a reflection of the communities we support. We’ve achieved this by not only listening to the needs directly shared with us by community members, but also by working … Read More
Welcoming Our New CEO, Dylan Waguespack!
Dear Friends, We are thrilled to announce True Colors United’s next Chief Executive Officer: Dylan Waguespack! We are excited to see the great things Dylan will do leading the organization as he assumes the role today. Dylan has been on … Read More
True Colors United Announces Dylan Waguespack as Next Chief Executive Officer
Waguespack To Be Only Transgender Leader Of A National Homelessness and Housing Justice Organization Today, True Colors United’s Board of Directors announced Dylan Waguespack as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer. Waguespack, who has been serving as Chief Policy Officer … Read More
True Colors United Condemns Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade
This dangerous and extreme decision overturns 50 years of precedent and will have a devastating impact on youth experiencing homelessness. True Colors United condemns today’s Supreme Court decision to overturn the Constitutional right to an abortion. The burden of this … Read More
How (Else) Can You Support True Colors United in Pride Month 2022?
For a limited time, these awesome companies are supporting True Colors United’s work to end LGBTQ youth homelessness. This Pride month, True Colors United is honored to partner with companies and organizations that are equally dedicated to preventing and ending … Read More
What to Know: LGBTQ Youth Homelessness and the Supreme Court Abortion Opinion.
Overturning Roe v Wade will have devastating effects on people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people experiencing homelessness. Update: On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade – erasing the Constitutional right to an abortion. When … Read More
True Colors United for Reproductive Rights.
A statement from True Colors United and members of the National Youth Forum on Homelessness on the leaked draft Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson: In a time when anti-LGBTQ legislation is sweeping the nation, a Supreme Court decision … Read More
Boost Your Advocacy Skills With Our NEW Youth Action Course!
Take our NEW Youth Action Course! We’re proud to announce the launch of our brand new Youth Action Course! The Youth Action Course is a resource for all young people to advocate for themselves and their communities. It includes the … Read More
Check Out Our Library of FREE Toolkits!
True Colors United is proud to offer educational and advocacy support. True Colors United is dedicated to providing free educational and advocacy support about LGBTQ youth homelessness. Whether you’re a service provider, an activist, or just want to learn more, … Read More
Introducing a NEW Toolkit to Guide Your Racial Equity Journey.
True Colors United is proud to launch our Racial Equity Toolkit – for the youth homelessness movement and beyond. “You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all … Read More
A Message from Gregory Lewis.
Dear Friends: It has been 15 years since I started my journey to co-found True Colors United with my dear friends Cyndi Lauper and Lisa Barbaris. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to lead and grow True Colors United … Read More