Community Engagement

Since 1990, Out Youth has been dedicated to providing services and programs to LGBTQIA+ youth across Central Texas.  We know that in order to remain successful we must continue to build a stronger community by engaging supporters, cultivating partnerships, and generating change. We are able to do this by connecting with our Community Partners and other supporters that want to showcase that work that we are doing.

 
BumbleBFF, Gen and Jared Padalecki, and Xavier Schipani with Out Youth staff and board members at the  I See You Always in All Ways  mural at Container Bar in November 2018.

BumbleBFF, Gen and Jared Padalecki, and Xavier Schipani with Out Youth staff and board members at the I See You Always in All Ways mural at Container Bar in November 2018.

engagment AND OUTREACH

Our community engagement and outreach events help to:

  • Create partnerships with local businesses

  • Connect youth, young adults, parents, allies and Out Youth supporters to each other

  • Coordinate opportunites for volunteers

  • Educate the community about issues LGBTQIA+ youth are facing

  • Find opportunities for Out Youth to speak about the work we are doing

  • Spread the word about what services and programs we provide

 


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#austinOutProud

#AustinOutProud is Out Youth's FREE community engagement series that gives supporters (donors, volunteers, parents, teachers, etc.) the chance to:

  • Hear from youth, parents, community members, and partners

  • Learn what exciting news and changes are going on at Out Youth

  • Network with other supporters (including donors and volunteers)

  • Meet and speak to Out Youth staff, youth, and board member

  • See what job opportunities and upcoming events we are offering

The next #AustinOutProud will be on Monday, September 23, 2019.


If you are interested in having a speaker talk to your group, business, or organization on the work that we are doing at Out Youth? Please visit here for more information. If you have additional questions, please contact Briona Jenkins at briona.jenkins@outyouth.org.