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.

 
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, April 29 beginning at 5 pm at Google, 500 W 2nd Street.


CONTACT

Interested in having a speaker talk to your group, business, or organization on the work that we are doing at Out Youth?

Please contact Briona Jenkins at briona.jenkins@outyouth.org.