D.C. officials released the first-ever plan to decrease youth homelessness on May 22. The plan includes prevention and outreach efforts, increasing housing options and providing youth with mentors. The plan will provide shelter and a support systems for indivduals up to 24-years-old.
Content categorized as LGBTQ
The new documentary “Check It,” directed by Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer, follows the rise of the first known all-LGBTQ gang.
Casa Ruby, an LGBTQ youth community center and shelter in Washington, D.C. falls victim of a hate crime for the third time in two weeks.
At Friendship Place’s annual Education and Advocacy symposium, attendees discussed LGBTQ homelessness and the lasting effects of adolescent hardships.
The day after the inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington brought 500,000 demonstrators to the National Mall to affirm women’s rights and for many, to protest the new Trump administration.
Hillary Clinton will defend racial equality and if elected, says lawyer and community activist Aileen Johnson.
The Youth Suicide Prevention and School Climate Survey Act of 2016 draws teacher focus to vulnerable student populations via new training programs that will begin October 2016.
The “Out of the Closet, Out of a Home” forum focused on youth homelessness, as 50% of homeless youth in DC identify as LGBTQ.
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