This past week, we were joined by some extraordinary young people for our Raise You Up Community Youth program in partnership with Kinky Boots on Broadway!
What does it mean to be truly inclusive and affirming? This is a question that many folks face when working with LGBTQ youth. Whether one is providing direct care, health care services, referrals, advocacy, or support for LGBTQ young people, … Read More
We make it a priority to connect with people working on the issue of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth homelessness around the country by conducting site visits so we can better understand the landscape of youth homelessness in different … Read More
On February 8th, the LGBTQ Homeless Youth Reform Act of 2014 was passed! The Reform Act addresses gaps in serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth experiencing homelessness in Washington, DC. as well invests in programs to meet their … Read More
Be a visible advocate within the community for LGBT youth experiencing homelessness. Train library staff on creating inclusive and affirming spaces for LGBT youth, and to understand the unique needs and experiences of LGBT youth experiencing homelessness. Create a system … Read More
We are excited to introduce our new advice column, Let’s Dish. Have a question related to LGBT youth homelessness? Looking to connect with someone doing similar work to discuss specific programs or strategies? What is Let’s Dish? Making connections is what … Read More
What is a PIT count? The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires Continuums of Care (CoCs) to count the number of people experiencing homelessness in the geographic area that they serve through a Point-in-Time count (PIT). The PIT … Read More