#Proud: New York LGBT Pride Run Nets Over $25,000 to Help End Youth Homelessness
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
Youth Homelessness & LGBTQ Movements to Trump Admin: “Transgender Rights are Human Rights”
86 LGBTQ and Youth Homelessness Organizations Sign Open Letter to Trump Administration: “Protect Transgender Lives” According to the New York Times, the Federal Government is considering narrowing the legal definition of gender to exclude transgender people. This threatens the civil … Read More
5 Ways to Shine a Light on National Runaway Prevention Month
November is National Runaway Prevention Month National Runaway Prevention Month (NRPM) is led by the National Runaway Safeline with support from the Federal Government’s Family and Youth Services Bureau. This year’s theme is “Shine a Light”. NRPM is not only highlighting … Read More
Applications are now open for the 2019 True Colors Fellowship
Apply now, or nominate someone to be a 2019 True Colors Fellow! The time has come to begin selecting the 2019 True Colors Fellows! The True Colors Fellowship is a 6-month paid Fellowship that provides LGBTQ young people the opportunity … Read More
#WontBeErased: Protect Transgender Lives
According to a new report from the New York Times, the Federal Government is considering narrowing the legal definition of gender to exclude transgender people. This threatens the civil rights of nearly two million people in this country. This new … Read More
Announcing the Lineup for Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays!
Saturday, December 8 | 8pm ET | Beacon Theatre, NYC This year’s Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays, presented by Marriott International, will take place on Saturday, December 8 at the Beacon Theatre in NYC. Cyndi Lauper & … Read More
True Awards 2018: With These Folks at the Table, We’re Unstoppable
Congratulations to the 2018 True Award honorees! The Impact Summit isn’t just for learning and networking – it’s also a place to celebrate all the awesome people doing awesome things to prevent and end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, … Read More
Congratulations to the 2018 True Colors Fellows!
After six months of hard work, the 2018 class of True Colors Fellows graduated at the Impact Summit in Atlanta. Each year, a group of young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) and have lived experience … Read More
How Can Project Management Be Used to End Youth Homelessness? Our New Resource Breaks it Down.
Our new toolkit helps communities channel the power of project management. Back in June, we announced our partnership with the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF), which awarded the True Colors Fund a $150,000 grant to help communities operationalize how … Read More
True Colors Fellow Alex Exum Is Putting Her Own Spin on the Impact Summit’s Opening Reception
Celebrate greatness at the Impact Summit Opening Reception! Hello all! I’m Alex Exum, the 2018 True Colors Production Fellow, and I am so honored to say that I will be co-producing Shaken Not Stirred: The Opening Reception at this year’s … Read More
Explore Atlanta at the Impact Summit
Check out some of the hottest spots in “Hotlanta” during the Impact Summit! With this year’s Impact Summit right in downtown Atlanta, there’s plenty to do and see nearby! While the Summit is packed with learning and networking opportunities, you … Read More
This Young Activist is Working on a New and Improved Resource for the Current LGBTQ Landscape
True Colors Fellow Dehkontee Chanchan is updating our At the Intersections resource with new data and perspectives on LGBTQ youth homelessness. My name is Dehkontee Chanchan. I am 24 years old, I am a proud African American female, I’m a … Read More
Welcome, Dee! Dee Balliet Joins the True Colors Fund Team.
Welcome, Dee! Some of you may already be familiar with Dee Balliet, who’s worked closely with the True Colors Fund since 2014 as a 40 of the 40 honoree and member of the National Youth Forum on Homelessness. Dee has … Read More
Can’t make it to Atlanta? Register for the Virtual Impact Summit!
Access select content from our Impact Summit live online. Want to attend our Impact Summit, but can’t make it in person? We know not everyone can fit a whole conference into their busy lives, so we’re introducing the Virtual Impact … Read More
Watch State of Out Youth on September 18
State of Out Youth will highlight the work that LGBTQ young people are doing to shape the future. “All organizing is science fiction. When organizers imagine a world without poverty, without war, without borders or prisons—that’s science fiction. They’re moving … Read More
The National Youth Forum on Homelessness Is Now Stronger Than Ever
The National Youth Forum on Homelessness welcomes 15 new members into its ranks. The National Youth Forum on Homelessness (NYFH) is the country’s only youth–led advocacy body dedicated to preventing and ending youth homelessness. Forum members, all of whom have … Read More