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For every 10,000 people in Hawaii, 51 are homeless.

A new study from Hawaii revealed that youth homelessness starts at age 14 on average through interviews with individuals in Oahu.
newsweek.com

"Here, they get to be who they are. They get to take that mask off when they’re here."

As the youth program at the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center reaches its one-year mark, its impact is being felt in the community, leaders say.
mcall.com
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Introduce Cyndi Lauper at Home for the Holidays!
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When in doubt, just ask.

What are gender pronouns? Simply put, gender pronouns are words that we use to refer to people. You’re probably very familiar with the gender pronouns “he” and “she.” These terms fit some people, but not everyone identifies with them. Some … Read More
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Use Facebook for good – not evil.

Raise money for our work to end LGBTQ youth homelessness!

Create a Facebook fundraiser to raise money for a friend, nonprofit or yourself. Share your fundraiser with friends, get donations and reach your goal.

We get this question all the time.

“Why should lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth get special treatment?” “Shouldn’t we be trying to end homelessness for all youth?” “Why segregate?” Since the True Colors Fund was founded, people have been asking us the same … Read More
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Opportunity knocks.

We’re exited to share that the application period for the FY 2017 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is now open! What is YHDP? YHDP is an initiative designed to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness in the United States. The U.S. … Read More
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Fact: 1 in 10 young adults ages 18-to-25 experience some form of homelessness in a year.

Concerned that the lack of reliable statistics about youth homelessness was blocking efforts to address the problem, Chapin Hall, a research and policy institute at the University of Chicago, recently conducted a comprehensive, year-long, nationwide survey. The institute queried 26,161 people, broke...
washingtonpost.com

Shoutout to Kesha for singing her truth on the Grammys stage. Proud of our co-founder Cyndi Lauper for joining her.

You go, girls! 🙏

Tonight, Kesha took the stage to perform "Praying" at the 2018 Grammy Awards with Cyndi Lauper, Julia Michaels, Andra Day, Camila Cabello, and Bebe Rexha. The songwriter has had a busy year, releasing her album Rainbow in August after an ongoing legal battle with producer Dr. Luke. Rainbow was nomin...
spin.com

This year, turn your special event into a campaign to support our work to end homelessness among LGBT youth!

In America, it is estimated that up to 1.6 million youth experience homelessness each year. The statistics for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) homeless youth are even more shocking, as this group represents up to 40% all young people … Read More
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Right now, DappStyled is donating 15% of all purchases to support our work to end homelessness among LGBTQ youth – PLUS you get 15% off!

Just use the code "TrueColors" at checkout and #LookDapp.

Our stylists ensure that every box is simple and easy so you dont have to. Everything works together, all you have to do is decide which box is right for you... We think one of each should do the trick.
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We’re excited to share that our board members Cyndi Lauper and Sara Ramirez are joining the new Biden Foundation Advisory Council for Advancing LGBTQ Equality.

Through this collaboration, Cyndi and Sara will continue to work toward a future where ALL Americans are equal in dignity and opportunity.

The Biden Foundation’s advisory councils comprise respected leaders, policy experts, and advocates at the forefront of their fields. Council members understand the complexities of the broad challenges they aim to address, and generously volunteer their time to advise on the Foundation’s programs...
bidenfoundation.org

Right now, DappStyled is donating 15% of all purchases to support our work to end homelessness among LGBTQ youth – AND giving you 15% off!

Just use the code "TrueColors" at checkout and #LookDapp www.dappstyled.com

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Create a culture of inclusion in your community! Here's an easy way to start...

It can’t be understated: visual cues are a powerful way to show LGBTQ youth that they are welcome. It’s the first step to connecting youth experiencing homelessness with the support they need. The diversity poster featured in our True … Read More
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What do you think of this? 🚎

A new mobile shower service will roam the streets of Brooklyn to help the homeless have a place to get clean.
nydailynews.com

We are proud to partner with the Human Rights Campaign for its annual Time to THRIVE Conference in February.

Register now and learn more about how you can support and affirm LGBTQ youth everywhere!

Registration is now open for our 2018 conference -- Feb. 16-18, 2018 in Orlando, Fla.
timetothrive.org