Happy Pride! Here’s What Makes 2019 so Historic.
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50 years ago the Stonewall Riots helped ignite the movement for LGBTQ equality. How will you make a difference today? The Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York City were a turning point in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, … Read More

Calling All Superheroes: Check Out the Impact Summit Agenda.
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We’re excited to announce our first keynote speaker [drumroll please…] Dr. Jama Shelton! True Colors United’s 2019 Impact Summit, held September 4 – 5 in Washington, DC, is going to be our biggest yet! Not only is the Impact Summit … Read More

Protect Transgender Youth: HUD Should Enforce the Equal Access Rule.
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Proposed HUD rule change would weaken protections for transgender people accessing homelessness services. Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a proposed change to the Equal Access Rule. This would undermine protections for transgender people seeking … Read More

Here’s What Happened on #TrueColorsDay 2019
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A #TrueColorsDay Recap | April 24, 2019 This #TrueColorsDay, thousands of people across the world showed their true colors by posting unselfies, spreading the word online, and getting active in their communities. Nearly 100 organizations partnered with us to rep … Read More

Act Now – Tell Congress to Support Funding for Youth Homelessness Programs
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Youth experiencing homelessness need your support. As Congress prepares to fund our government, members on the hill in D.C. circulate a “Dear Colleague” letter to build consensus for the programs they support. This year, U.S. Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) is … Read More

Just Announced: The 2019 Impact Summit
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Register for the 2019 Impact Summit. September 4-5 | Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. We’re so excited to announce the 2019 Impact Summit and we hope to see you there! This year’s theme is Unity + Action = Impact. We … Read More

Here’s What the 2019 Federal Budget Means for Homeless Youth
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Big news has come from Capitol Hill as Congress passed a bipartisan FY19 budget deal, which was signed by the President, increasing funding for key homelessness programs. In particular, $80 million was included in the bill to further expand 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

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

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

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