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.
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.
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
November 21th, 2022
Club Q Shooting in Colorado Springs
Statement from Cameron Bartosiewicz, President of the Youth Pride Association
October 7th, 2022
The Youth Pride Association Denounces the Dr. Phil Show
This comes after the airing of a transphobic episode entitled “Transgender Athletes”
July 4th, 2022
The State of LGBTQ Rights in America
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.