Ali Forney Center

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Bea Arthur Residence for LGBT Youth Dedicated in Manhattan

Entertainment National
This Bea Arthur Residence will house 18 homeless LGBTQ young people, and it was inspired by a sizeable donation from the late actress Bea Arthur. ...
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Sandra Bernhard to Host Gala for Homeless LGBT Youth, Bea Arthur Remembered

Bea Arthur and Carl Siciliano
Entertainment
This year the gala will honor the memory of Arthur, who during her life was a great champion of LGBT rights and supporter of the Ali Forney Center’s mission. ...
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LGBT Group Raises 200K to Purchase Anti-LGBT Harlem Church, Build Housing for Homeless Youth

Rev. James David Manning
Faith and Religion
Less than two weeks after an anti-gay church announced its forclosure, $200,000 was raised toward buying the building to provide housing for LGBT homeless youth in Harlem. ...
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Lea DeLaria to Host Ali Forney Center’s ‘A Place at the Table’ Fundraiser

Lea DeLaria/Photo: Denis Largeron
Entertainment
This year’s event will be hosted by Lea DeLaria from the award winning Netflix series Orange is the New Black. ...
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Short Film on LGBT Homelessness Released to Coincide with Papal Visit

Faith and Religion
Faith in America will release a short film entitled "Not a Sin" in anticipation of the Papal visit to the U.S. and the upcoming Presidential primaries. ...
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Bea Arthur Residence for Homeless LGBT Youth to Break Ground in New York

Bea Arthur and Carl Siciliano/Ali Forney Center
Entertainment
On Monday, July 20, 2015, there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the Bea Arthur Residence, an 18-bed residence for homeless LGBT youth operated by the Ali Forney Center. ...
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National Campaign for Youth Shelter Calls for 22,000 Beds

Top News National
LGBT youth are disproportionately over-represented in the homeless youth population, with as many as 40 percent of the nation's homeless youth being LGBT. ...
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Ali Forney Center for Homeless Youth Receives $50,000 Grant

Ali Forney Center for Homeless Youth Receives $50,000 Grant
Time Warner Cable will provide a $50,000 grant to outfit the Learning Lab with new computers, printers, computer software, tablets, and HD televisions. ...
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Ali Forney Center Launches Second Annual Homeless for the Holidays Series

Ali Forney Center Launches Second Annual Homeless for the Holidays Series
Beginning today and continuing through New Year’s Day, a YouTube video featuring a slideshow of a young person as he or she narrates his or her story will be released weekly. ...
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New York City Restores Homeless Youth Shelter Funding

New York City Restores Homeless Youth Shelter Funding
In total, the city only funds 250 shelter beds, for a population of 3,800 homeless youth. ...
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