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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Human Services, Personal Social Services

Mission: TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDERED PEOPLE IN THE METRO MILWAUKEE AREA BY PROVIDING A HOME FOR THE BIRTH, NURTURING AND CELEBRATION OF THEIR ORGANIZATIONS, CULTURE AND DIVERSITY; INITIATING, IMPLEMENTIING AND ADVOCATING FOR PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT MEET THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF THEIR COMMUNITIES; EDUCATING THE PUBLIC AND THEIR COMMUNITIES TO ENCOURAGE POSITIVE CHANGES IN THE SYSTEMS AFFECTING THEIR LIVES;

Geographic areas served: Milwaukee County

Programs: Youth program - project q, the center's youth development program, provides support, programming and resources to and with lgbtq youth and their straight allies, ages 13-24. Provides targeted hiv and atoda risk reduction services, prevention/goals-focused case management, and out of school-time (ost) programming. Avp - provides advocacy and support for lgbt victims of violence as well as healthy relationship classes that enable people to recognize and resist patterns of abuse. Health & wellness - provide spiritual, financial, and physical workshops to help lgbt people live health lives. Sage - provides social, educational and support services and outreach to elderly lesbian, gay, and bisexual people.

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Welcoming Youth Program for LGBT youth houses a number of adult based LGBT organizations, good collaboration efforts with those organizations. Home of two choirs and Pridefest Milwaukee.