Dylan Waguespack Joins the True Colors United Team
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We’re excited to welcome Dylan Waguespack to True Colors United as our new Public Policy and External Affairs Director! Dylan comes to True Colors United from a diverse background in nonprofit, public policy, and communications. Dylan is based out of … Read More

Trump Administration Announces It Will No Longer Enforce Civil Rights Protections in Programs for Youth Experiencing Homelessness.
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The Trump Administration just said it’s okay for homelessness services to discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, and religion. Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced their intention to immediately suspend … Read More

Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays is Coming to Los Angeles!
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Tuesday, December 10 | The NOVO at L.A. Live True Colors United and our co-founder Cyndi Lauper are excited to announce that our annual Home for the Holidays concert is coming to L.A. this year! The concert will happen at … Read More

The White House’s Proposed Policies Would Harm, Not Help, People Experiencing Homelessness
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True Colors United’s Statement on the White House report, “The State of Homelessness in America.” On Monday, the White House Council of Economic Advisers released a report titled “The State of Homelessness in America.” The report argues for major policy … Read More

We Showed Our True Colors at the 2019 Impact Summit.
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That’s a wrap! Here’s what happened at the 2019 Impact Summit. This year’s theme, UNITY + ACTION = IMPACT, came to life in Washington, DC. Here are some highlights: Dominique Jackson taught us to “lead with kindness.” Dominique Jackson, star … Read More

Osimiri Sprowal is Building Tech-Based Solutions to Youth Homelessness
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Meet Osimiri Sprowal: The 2019 True Colors Innovation Fellow. “Maybe I have a cane, because I was born to part seas.”- “Sacred Illness,” a Poem by me My name is Osimiri Sprowal, and I am the 2019 True Colors Innovation … Read More

Meet the True Colors Fellow Co-Producing the Opening Reception at Our Impact Summit
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Meet Daeon Tyree: The 2019 True Colors Production Fellow. My name is Daeon Tyree, I’m twenty-two years of age, and the DMV is where I call home (that’s DC, Maryland & Virginia for those of you who don’t know)! I’ve … Read More

Dominique Jackson, star of POSE, to Deliver Impact Summit Keynote
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Impact Summit | September 4-5 | Washington, D.C. We’re thrilled to announce that Dominique Jackson, star of FX’s POSE, will be speaking at our Impact Summit. POSE features the largest cast of transgender actors ever assembled in a scripted show, … Read More

4 Ways to Get Your Hands Dirty at the Impact Summit.
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It’s called the Impact Summit for a reason. September 4-5 | Washington, D.C. The Impact Summit brings together real-life superheroes using their powers for good – that includes young people, service providers, advocates, funders, policymakers, and more! A lot of … Read More

The 2019 True Colors Fellows are Here!
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Fellows partner with True Colors United staff on 6-month projects to address youth homelessness. Our 2019 class of Fellows is a passionate group of young people dedicated to ending lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth homelessness. This … Read More

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