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LYRIC’s Mission

LYRIC’s mission is to build community and inspire positive social change through education enhancement, career trainings, health promotion, and leadership development with LGBTQQ youth, their families, and allies of all races, classes, genders, and abilities.

LYRIC’s Vision

LYRIC envisions a diverse society where LGBTQQ youth are embraced for who they are and encouraged to be who they want to be. By working towards social justice and supporting young leaders, their families and allies, LYRIC is building a world that honors, respects and appreciates LGBTQQ youth and their contributions.

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Voices of Youth

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LYRIC by the Numbers

79% of lyric youth are in urgent need of mental health or substance abuse services
97% of lyric youth have History of Violence
68% of lyric youth are homeless or marginally employed
74% of lyric youth are unemployed
100% of lyric youth are low income
108 Youth placed in lyric jobs
164 youth attended weekly community building groups
291 youth receiving 1 on 1 youth advocacy

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