To mark the release of a report by the Youth Equality Alliance (YEA) on the challenges LGBTQ youth face in Maryland education, foster care, and juvenile justice systems, a press conference will be held 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 12th at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore. A reception and discussion will be held that same day from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Windup Space, 12 W. North Avenue, Baltimore. LGBTQ youth and allies are encouraged to share their experiences about schools, foster care, and juvenile services, and learn more about the work of YEA. Come listen or share your story: your choice.
For information and support on how to hold a local event in your community, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. YEA Speak Up Speak Out Campaign
A summary of the report, a link to the full report, and the press release will be available on the morning of Tuesday, August 12th.
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