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Affirmative Practice

15
Oct

LGBT Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released a guide on juvenile detention reform as it pertains …

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28
Nov

Supporting LGBT Homeless Youth

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Article On Building Awareness, Support For LGBT Homeless Youth Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. For November Social …

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10
Aug

How Do We Support LGBT Students?

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Specialist Education Week (@educationweek) recently hosted a live Twitter chat on how educators can support LGBT students. …

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06
Aug

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act Introduced

By Rachel L. West Advocacy and Community Outreach Specialist  On July 23rd Senator Patrick Leahy introduced a bill to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth …

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27
Jun

The Unmet Needs Of LGBT Youth: Social Welfare System Failures In The US

By Rachel L. West Advocacy Consultant System Failure: How We Are Failing LGBT Youth The June 26th #MacroSW chat, System Failure: How We Are Failing …

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25
Jun

System Failure: How We Are Failing LGBT Youth

By Rachel L. West Advocacy Consultant According to a report put out by the Gay & Lesbian Task Force Policy Institute there is an estimated …

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28
Jun

Affirmative Practice: Debunking Myths About Asexuality

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker HuffPost Live has an interview with Clinical Psychologist Lori Brotto on the myths of asexuality. …

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