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Born This Way Foundation (BTWF)
www.bornthiswayfoundation.org 

Led by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2011 to foster a more accepting society. The Foundation is dedicated to creating a safe community where individuality is celebrated by connecting youth with the skills, resources and opportunities they need to build a braver, kinder world. BTWF, a non-profit charitable organization, addresses issues like self-confidence, well-being, anti-bullying, mentoring and career development through research, education and advocacy.

 
Campus Pride
www.campuspride.org 

Campus Pride universities, campus groups and student leaders, helping them commit to, create and maintain safer college environments for LGBT students.

GLSEN
www.glsen.org • p (212) 727-0135

GLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.

YSA (Youth Service America)
www.YSA.org  • p (202) 296-2992

YSA (Youth Service America) improves communities by increasing the number and diversity of young people serving in substantive roles. YSA promotes a global culture of engaged youth committed to a lifetime of community action, learning, leadership, and achievement.

Youth MOVE National
www.youthmovenational.org • p (800) 580-6199

The only youth led national organization devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, and child welfare

Mental Health America
www.nmha.org • p (800) 969-6642

MHA, the leading advocacy organization addressing the full spectrum of mental and substance use conditions and their effects nationwide, works to inform, advocate and enable access to quality behavioral health services for all Americans.

 
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health (Youth Movement)
ffcmh.org/resources/youth • p (240) 403-1901

Supports families in all the work that they do at the local, state, and national level. Through our various programs and resources we are able to help families and their children obtain the needed resources and supports.

Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America: Youth Voices
www.cadca.org/youth-voices • p (800) 54-CADCA

Are you a young person involved in a community coalition or looking to get involved in your community? Do you want to meet other youth who are passionate about keeping their communities safe and drug free? Youth Voices is for young people working to make a difference in their community.

Do Something
www.dosomething.org • p (212) 254-2390

DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US for teens and social change.

 

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