News

11/30/2016 1:30pm
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.
11/4/2016 10:17am
9/1/2016 11:45am
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.
8/17/2016 2:37pm
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...
6/30/2016 12:00pm
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...
6/20/2016 12:58pm
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.
6/14/2016 1:26pm
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.
5/4/2016 10:08am
“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
4/29/2016 5:26pm
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...
4/28/2016 2:28pm
On Thursday, April 28, 2016 a public hearing was held in City Council to discuss youth homelessness in Philadelphia. The following is a part of the testimony delivered by Phantazia Washington, Trainer for The Bryson Institute of The Attic Youth...

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