Newsroom and Press

September 13th, 2023

The Youth Pride Association Awarded Grant to Support LGBTQ Students 

YPA received a £16,000 grant from the Dr. Martens Foundation in support of the Acceptance Week program.

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August 10th, 2023

The Youth Pride Association Condemns Chino Valley and Murrieta Valley Unified School 

Both school districts have adopted policies mandating LGBTQ students be “outed” to parents by educators without the student's consent.

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April 19th, 2023

The Youth Pride Association Condemns Governor Ron DeSantis, Flordia Legislature Amid Anti-LGBTQ Policy and Legislation

This comes amid an expansion of “Don’t Say Gay” law, and proposed Anti-LGBTQ legislation

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November 21th, 2022

Club Q Shooting in Colorado Springs

Statement from Cameron Bartosiewicz, President of the Youth Pride Association

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October 7th, 2022

The Youth Pride Association Denounces the Dr. Phil Show

This comes after the airing of a transphobic episode entitled “Transgender Athletes”

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July 4th, 2022

The State of LGBTQ Rights in America

Statement from Cameron Bartosiewicz, President of the Youth Pride Association

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June 16, 2022

Youth Pride Association Applauds Historic Executive Order protecting LGBTQ individuals

The Youth Pride Association applauds President Biden for signing a historic executive order advancing LGBTQ equality. 

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April 20, 2022

YPA Applauds CSU Channel Island's Planned Inclusive Restrooms 

The Youth Pride Association applauds California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) announced a plan to voluntarily convert 15 restrooms to all-gender multiuse restroom facilities.

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April 15, 2022

Youth Pride Association Launches National LGBTQ Support Group 

The program offers free virtual support groups to LGBTQ students in 30 states. This is likely the first support group program to provide services to LGBTQ students on a truly national level.

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March 22nd, 2022

Acceptance Week: a Resounding Success

The Youth Pride Association's inaugural Acceptance Week program was a resounding success. The pilot program was operated at Royal High School (RHS) from February 28th to March 4th.

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February 21st, 2022

LGBTQ Nonprofit Launches Innovative Acceptance Week Program

Youth Pride Association is hosting the inaugural Acceptance Week program at Royal High School in Simi Valley from February 28th to March 4th

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January 24th, 2022

Youth Pride Association Condemns Florida “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Youth Pride Association condemns the Florida House Education & Employment Committee for passing HB 1557/SB 1834 also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

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November 4th, 2021

YPA: a Year in Review

The Youth Pride Association turns one year old today. Learn about the progress made since YPA's founding on November 4th, 2020

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September 20th, 2021

Local LGBTQ Nonprofit Leader Receives Award for Innovation

Youth Pride Association's President receives the CSU Channel Islands President's Award for Student Innovation for the Acceptance Week Program.

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