Senior Program Officer
Phoebe VanCleefe, born and raised in Houston, Texas, comes to True Colors United from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a background in direct service work and counseling for QTPOC youth and young adults experiencing housing instability. As a founding former member of the National Youth Forum on Homelessness, Phoebe has a wealth of experience in homelessness and sex work activism. Phoebe aspires to bring about a world in which Black trans and gender variant people are able to thrive and be protected holistically.
Phoebe is also a singer-songwriter, and fills her downtime with creating captivating performance art within the Drag and Ballroom scenes of Philly, foraging, and supporting the work of Bantu Safe Haven as Board President.