Oyster House owner Sam Mink serves on the board of The Attic which aims to reduce the isolation felt by LGBTQ youth in Philadelphia. The restaurant provides weekly hot meals for the organization, cooking classes, and has provided internships for...
On Janurary 22, 2017 at the National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change Conference, Attic youth leader Hazel Edwars was presented with the Task Force's Youth Leadership Award.
The Attic and Partner Organizations Receive Funding to Increase Housing Options and Services for Homeless Youth
The Attic Youth Center is thrilled to announce our collaboration with Covenant House Pennsylvania, PathWays PA, Valley Youth House, and YSI - Youth Service, Inc. to offer additional housing options and services for homeless youth in Philadelphia.
Participants at The Attic Youth Center were given some words of encouragement, along with school supplies and more, at a back-to-school event at the LGBT-youth center last week.
The Attic Youth Center's Executive Director, Dr. Carrie Jacobs, was on WHYY's Radio Times on 8/17/16 along with Dr. Linda Hawkins from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to talk about the findings of the CDC's recently released data on lesbian, gay...
Four months shy of graduation last year, Hazel Edwards walked into a meeting with her principal and guidance counselor at Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter. She had studied the rulebook and intended to make sure she could wear a dress to prom and...
On June 14, the White House hosted the first ever United State of Women summit in Washington, D.C. to gather 5,000 activists, elected officials, businesswomen, and artists from around the country.
In response to the tragedy in Orlando, over the next month, The Attic Youth Center will be providing drop in crisis counseling hours Monday through Friday from 1 pm to 6 pm for youth and young adults ages 14-23.
“Here [at the Attic Youth Center], we are learning to develop our voice. I appreciate that it is letting me acquire these skills.” -J., Youth Radio Intern at the Attic Youth Center
Attic trains Springfield Township School District on Supporting Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students
Middle- and high-school teachers were dressed for Halloween on the October day that a representative from The Attic Youth Center visited the Springfield Township School District in Montgomery County to train them on supporting their transgender and...