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In Memory of Commissioner Chester

In Memory of Commissioner Chester posted on Jun 27

We are immensely saddened by the news of Commissioner Chester’s passing. Commissioner Chester has been a fearless champion on behalf of LGBTQ students. In the face of fear and bias, Commissioner Chester stood firm in advocating for the right of all students to a safe   …Continue Reading In Memory of Commissioner Chester

40 to None Day: Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

40 to None Day: Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness posted on Apr 26

  The Commission joins young people, providers, researchers, and policymakers around the country to participate in 40 to None Day – a national day to raise public awareness about LGBTQ youth homelessness and ways to make a difference. While the state has made progress for   …Continue Reading 40 to None Day: Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session

Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session posted on Jan 11

The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth is pleased to partner with the Island Wide Youth Collaborative to host our first listening session of 2017 in Martha’s Vineyard. Join us to discuss progress for LGBTQ youth communities and remaining gaps, learn about the Commission’s work with   …Continue Reading Martha’s Vineyard Listening Session

Communications Fellowship Opportunity

Communications Fellowship Opportunity posted on Sep 27

Next year, the Commission is celebrating 25 years of a Commission on LGBTQ youth existing in Massachusetts. We are seeking a motivated Fellow to organize historical records and support communications and planning around this upcoming anniversary. This is an ideal opportunity for individuals interested in   …Continue Reading Communications Fellowship Opportunity