We promised transparency during this time at The Attic Youth Center. Today, we are sharing several important updates with you.
The Attic Youth Center was founded in 1993 in response to a growing need for a welcoming place that creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth. Our mission is, and continues to be, to create opportunities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer,...
Congratulations to Attic Youth Center Educator and Outreach Specialist Hazel Edwards on receiving the Youth Leadership Red Ribbon Award from the University of Pennsylvania Center for AIDS Research Community Advisory Board.
On any given day at the Attic Youth Center, you’ll find a bunch of young adults sprawled out on couches and chairs, relaxing after school. Notably, they’re not glued to their phones.
During the City of Philadelphia’s annual Celebration of Freedom Ceremony Attic Youth, Giana Graves, was presented with Mayor Kenney's 2018 Magis Award. Mayor Kenney stated, "Today, we celebrate what makes this country great — freedom,” said Mayor...
The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) hosted its 11th annual HEROES brunch and awards ceremony on Sunday, April 29th. Every year the organizations recognizes LGBTQ leaders in the Philadelphia community, and this year The Attic's very own, Ayyden...
Every spring City Council holds a Student Roundatable to hear from students in the Phialdelphia School District before setting budget priorities. This opportunity allows students to advocate for their needs for the next academic year.
On June 5, 2017, The Attic received a $100,000 from Impact100 grant to support its work. Impact100 Philadelphia, a women’s philanthropy and grantmaking organization, awarded funds to The Attic Youth Center and four other nonprofits at its annual...
During its 11th-annual HEROES brunch on April 9, 2017, DVLF honred three individuals and two organizations:
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...