Out Now is a youth-led, adult-advised, queer youth organization that works to promote harm reduction, self-determination, and community-building through anti-oppression organizing.
What started as a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender youth support group in a church basement almost 20 years ago has blossomed into a powerful, inspiring grassroots community non-profit organization with its own office. As we write this, our weekly programming for youth 22-and-under includes:
1) Breathing Fire, Spitting Verse spoken word poetry workshop series on Tuesdays (about 12 youth attend each week)
2) Social support/popular education group on Wednesdays (about 20 youth attend each week)
3) Queer Empowerment Through Solidarity and Truth (QuEST) trainings on Thursdays (5 youth attend each week)
As we move into 2014, we are hopeful about new possibilities for growth. Will you join us in our journey?