True Colors United for Black Lives

It is our duty to fight for our freedom.  It is our duty to win.  We must love each other and support each other.  We have nothing to lose but our chains. ― Assata Shakur   The following is a … Read More

Here’s What Happened on #TrueColorsDay 2020.
| On #TrueColorsDay, We Sent a Unified Message to Congress: “Don’t Leave Youth Experiencing Homelessness Out of the Response to COVID-19.” Members of Congress Made Public Commitments to Protect LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness. On April 29, 2020 folks across the … Read More

Mark Your Calendar: Virtual Youth Gathering on COVID-19

All Together, All Alone: April 20, 3pm ET / 12pm PT In response to COVID-19, we at the National Youth Forum on Homelessness decided that we needed to create a space to connect with other youth and young adults all … Read More

Our COVID-19 Online Resource Center is Here For You.

Coronavirus affects us all. We’ll get through it together. From all of us at True Colors United, we send our best during this challenging time and express our gratitude for everyone doing life-saving work on the ground. People experiencing homelessness, including … Read More

We Showed Our True Colors at the 2019 Impact Summit.

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

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

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

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.

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!

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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