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The Youth Equality Project for LGBT Youth

The Youth Equality Project (YEP) is a partnership of public and private agencies led by CASA and the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services. YEP’s mission is to provide support and services to foster youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or questioning.

We advocate on their behalf, connect them with resources and host educational and social events to help them further develop life skills and establish and reach their career and personal goals. The Youth Equality Project seeks to make life better for LGBTQ youth in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Learn more about YEP!

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Thank you to everyone who attended our conference on 4/11/16 – Bridges to Positive Youth Outcomes:Supporting LGBTQ Youth

More than 100 people attend our conference and participated in workshops and action round-tables. The following workshops were offered:

  • Legal Rights of LGBTQ Youth In Maryland
  • Faith Panel on Working for and in the LGBT Community
  • Creating Welcoming Spaces for Transgender Youth
  • Positive Youth Development & Family Acceptance
  • Increasing School Support


Check back for links to handouts from the event as well as a future Speakers Bureau so that you can host one of the above or a similar training at your workplace. If you would like someone from the LGBTQ Youth Task Force to speak with your staff or lead a training, please email Ann Marie Binsner at: AMBinsner@pgcasa.org.

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Thank you to the Tides Foundation for supporting this important work!

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CASA programs across the country are doing to protect the rights of LGBTQ foster youth.