So Much Love Filled the Room during commUNITY! The strength and support of our commUNITY is amplified when we come together to empower youth who identify as LGBTQ+. We want to extend our sincere gratitude to our enthusiastic entertainer, Luna Muse, and special guest speakers: Nova, Makenzie Nola, Senator Scott Dibble, Robert Kraemer, Dan DuHamel.
The Bridge for Youth intentionally (re)focuses, (re)invests, and (re)commits to personal and organizational transformation as we center youth voice, justice, and equity in all that we do to fulfill our vision of “all youth feel safe, accepted, and supported.” In acknowledgment of our organizational commitment to transformation and in observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we are honored to share The Bridge for Youth’s Racial Justice & Equity Statement.
Wakaneja is Lakota for Children || English translation: sacred beings. This year’s theme celebrates Indigenous Youth as agents of change for self-determination, which is a powerFULL descriptor of the agency provided at The Bridge for Youth. Every single day we are educating, empowering and/or developing Youth. Whether educating with life-skills, utilizing the 9 Guiding Principles