Supporters - Los Angeles LGBT Center

“... I think I was excited to know that the system is doing something about kids like me and stuff like that, so...I wasn't really nervous. I was more like excited to know the system is actually trying to do something for us.”  
–RISE program youth client 

Read the full report on the Findings from the RISE Youth Qualitative Interviews.


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Meet Pam

At the Center, I can be myself. I can encourage others to be themselves too.

Watch Pam's Story

The Center thanks these RISE project funders:

  • Andrus Family Fund
  • Children’s Bureau
  • Deutsch Foundation
  • Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
  • Henry Van Ameringen Foundation
  • Louis L. Borick Foundation Stuart Foundation
  • Permanency Innovations Initiative
  • The Audrey and Sydney Irmas Charitable Foundation
  • The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation
  • The Charitable Foundation
  • The David Geffen Foundation
  • The John E. Donaldson and Dennis J. Perkins Foundation
  • The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • Weingart Foundation

Thanks to these individuals and organizations for permission to use their work in RISE materials and training curricula:

  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Family Acceptance Project
  • In the Life Media,
  • Center for HIV Law and Policy.
  • Jody Marksamer
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • Nation Association of Social Workers

Many thanks also go to the UCLA Williams’ Institute researchers who designed and conducted the Los Angeles Foster Youth Survey.

  • Bianca D.M. Wilson
  • Khush Cooper
  • Angeliki Kastanis
  • Sheila Nezhad

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