Youth Programs from The LGBT Center of Raleigh

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ASPYRE 2017

A Safer Place for Youth to Reach for Excellence

The mission of the ASPYRE Leadership Camp is to empower young members of the LGBTQ community and their allies to achieve personal growth through advocacy and activism while making a positive impact in their communities.

CAMP WEAVER, Greensboro, NC | March 10-12, 2017

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Youth Coffee House

A Drop-In Event for Middle and High School students to come and meet other youth and supportive adult volunteers. These confidential meetings are held at various locations that allow for open discussion and meeting peers from other schools. There are always at least two adult LGBT or allied volunteers present. This is a social event that provides a safe space for discussion and peer support. Referrals for additional services are available. The center provides a basic beverage and light snack.

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TpartE

TpartE is a discussion group and an affirming space for transgender and gender non-conforming youth (13-19) to share experiences and discuss issues that are specific to the community. Food and delicious tea is provided.

Normal Schedule: Second and 4th Thursdays from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the LGBT Center of Raleigh.

Email the coordinator or call the center at 919-832-4484 for more information.

S.E.A.R.CH. Kids' Playgroup & Parent/Caregiver Discussion Group

Monthly Event | Check our events calendar for the next date and time.

What is SEARCH?
S.E.A.R.CH. stands for Safe Environment for the Acceptance of Rainbow Children.

This is a monthly event where Rainbow Children (gender-expansive, kindergarten-5th graders) can congregate for nonjudgmental, free play in a safe environment, and parents/caregivers can gather for support and educational dialogue about the gender spectrum, and the issues we face raising these children.

There is a Facebook group for S.E.A.R.CH. (Anyone who submits a Facebook group request will be asked to complete a brief screening questionnaire. If you refer a friend, please tell them to check their Facebook inbox under "filtered requests.")

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For a complete list of programs aimed at both youth and adults, please visit the LGBT Center of Raleigh website.