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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

Women in Their Twenties August 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 in.....
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Gay District Meetings in August

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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GenOUT: Summer Camp for LGBTQA Youth

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington DC presents a 2016 Summer Camp for LGBTQA youth, GenOUT! Calling all singers between the ages of 13 and.....
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PFLAG Requests Fairfax County Action on Fair Treatment of Trans Student

The Fairfax County Public School Board recently released regulations about treating transgender students with dignity and fairness. We welcome measured discussion about details, but express.....
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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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Gay District Meeting: July 15th

Gay District will be meetying Friday July 15th at 8:30 PM at the DC Center for the LGBT Community, 2000 14th Street NW. Gay.....
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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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The DC Center for the LGBT Community
(202) 682-2245
2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105
Washington, DC 20009

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