Youth Equality Alliance

WHO WE ARE

Formed in 2013, the Youth Equality Alliance (YEA) is a statewide coalition of organizations, advocates and activists dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth. We advocate for systemic policy changes to build safe and affirming spaces for all Maryland youth in education, juvenile justice, foster care  and housing.

9 PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS, 13 INDIVIDUAL ADVOCATES

4 WORK GROUPS

EDUCATION

HOUSING INSTABILITY

JUVENILE JUSTICE

FOSTER CARE

UPCOMING MEETINGS

  • Thursday August 22nd, 2019
  • Thursday, October 24th, 2019
  • Thursday, December 12th, 2019
  • Thursday, February 6th, 2020
  • Thursday, May 14th, 2020

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW 

Learn more about what the YEA was up to in 2019.

JOIN US

The YEA Coalition works tirelessly to bring about positive change for LGBTQ youth in foster care, education, and juvenile services. If you are interested in joining the Youth Equality Alliance or helping our mission, reach out to Freestate Justice at info@freestate-justice.org