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PRIDE Lab Partners

The Ali Forney Center


The mission of the Ali Forney Center is to protect homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to be independent.

The Ali Forney Center was founded in 2002 in memory of Ali Forney, a homeless gender-nonconforming youth who was  forced to live on the streets, where they were tragically murdered. Committed to saving the lives of LGBTQ+ young people, their mission is to protect them from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

The Ali Forney Center is located in Manhattan and provides services to young people in New York City. Click here to learn more about The Ali Forney Center.


The Q Center

The Q Center at ACR Health is a safe spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, their families, and allies to gather, share, and receive support. Q Center programming promotes equality, celebrates diversity, provides resources that cultivate pride and leadership skills, and strives to create a safe and inclusive community for all.

Through their programs and services, they provide the guidance and support LGBTQ+ youth, young adults and their families need to thrive, and the foundation from which LGBTQ+ youth can succeed throughout their lives.

The Q Center is headquartered in Syracuse, NY, and provides services in Central New York, Northern New York, and The Mohawk Valley. Click here to learn more about The Q Center.

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