Spread the Word.
Sample social media posts.
Everyone deserves a safe home. No exceptions. Take the #TrueColorsDay pledge to take action on April 27. truecolorsday.org
Here’s what I believe. Are you with me? Take the #TrueColorsDay pledge and let’s take action on April 27. truecolorsday.org
SAMPLE EMAIL & BLOG CONTENT:
Housing is a Human Right.
While incredible progress on LGBTIQ rights has been made across the world, LGBTIQ people still face discrimination and violence simply for being who they are. And as COVID-19, poverty, war and climate change continue to disrupt peaceful life on our planet, LGBTIQ youth experiencing homelessness are particularly vulnerable. Sometimes, the simple protection of home is all it takes for a young person to be safe.
On #TrueColorsDay, we will speak out in a unified voice and take coordinated action to defend the human rights of LGBTIQ youth experiencing homelessness.
Take the #TrueColorsDay Pledge.
Here’s what we believe:
- Housing is a human right.
- Everyone deserves a safe place to call home – regardless of their class, race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.
- LGBTIQ youth should never have to fear discrimination or violence in seeking housing or services.
- To end homelessness, we must end systemic racism in housing, healthcare, and policing – which contribute to higher rates of homelessness for Black, Brown, and Indigenous youth.
- Immigrants and asylum-seekers – many of whom are LGBTIQ and fleeing persecution – deserve a safe home.
- Relief and resources for youth experiencing homelessness must be included in COVID-19 responses.
- Young people are the present and future leaders of the youth homelessness movement. Nonprofit organizations should support and facilitate youth activism.
If you agree, add your name to the #TrueColorsDay pledge.
Download the #TrueColorsDay Resource Kit.
We put together a kit to help make supporting #TrueColorsDay a piece of cake! Check it out for simple and fun ways to show your support.