The Youth Pride Association (YPA) is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to promote and foster the acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people in educational institutions.
We work to address the alarming and substantial hardships LGBTQ youth face in schools.
Equitable access to education is a fundamental human right. We work to create an environment in schools where all students can thrive, starting with using evidence-based resources for the public. Learn more about the LGBTQ community at our Education Center.Education Center
We provide LGBTQ students with support services tailored to their unique needs. From support groups to peer mentorships, our no cost programs help LGBTQ students across the nation.
LGBTQ students face disproportionate hardships in the classroom. We work with educational institutions to foster an inclusive campus climate for LGBTQ students. Learn about the issues facing LGBTQ students, and how we help.