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The District of Columbia celebrates LGBTQ issues in many ways, but we have a long way to go to ensure that th e youngest residents live in a community where they feel safe, respected, and connected. The Youth Working Group was formed in 2011 to ensure that local LGBTQ youth are guaranteed these things. Our core priorities are: safe shelter; freedom from bullying; affirming law, policies, and practices; and avenues to make youth voices heard on issues affecting their lives.

Anyone from the community is welcome to attend Youth Working Group meeting, generally the second Monday of every month from 6 to 7:30pm at The DC LGBT Center. Read our blog posts below to find out more about upcoming meetings.

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Youth Working Group News

Gay District Meetings in July

Gay District is a community-based organization focused on building understanding of gay culture and personal identity, awareness of community events and civil rights for.....
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Women In Their Twenties July Meetings

Looking to make new friends and meet other queer women in a fun and friendly setting? We welcome you to join us at Women.....
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1 of 2 Cancelled: Gay District Meetings in July

Gay District has opted not to meet this Friday July 1st due to the Independence Day Holiday Weekend. Gay District is a community-based organization.....
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Out of the Closet, Out of a Home: A Forum on LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Forum/Networking Event

In the wake of Orlando, our upcoming Forum on LGBTQ Youth Homelessness could not be more timely. It has been said that Orlando's Pulse.....
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Support Group to Process Orlando Shootings - Friday, June 24th

In light of the recent murders in Orlando, and to support those who have been affected and traumatized by violence now and in the past,.....
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Youth Working Group July Meeting

Join the Youth Working Group for their next meeting! The meeting will be on Monday, July 11th, from 6-7:30 pm at The DC Center.....
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CAMP Rehoboth Family Pride CAMP 2016

June 24-26, 2016Join us this summer for the second CAMP Rehoboth Family Pride CAMP, celebrating the wonderful diversity among the families of Rehoboth Beach. Kid-friendly.....
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The DC Center Now Offering LGBTQ Cultural Competency Training!

The DC Center for the LGBT Community is now offering cultural competency training to youth-centered and health-based organizations which provide services to individuals in.....
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Reel Affirmations Presents: Wilhemina's War

Come out on June 17, 2016 at 8pm to The Human Rights Campaign Building Reel Affirmations XTRA: Our monthly film series screens "American Vagabond"......
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