SMYAL News

September 24, 2014

Apply Now for Act Up!

Formed as a collaboration between SMYAL and Theatre Lab's Life Stories program, "Act Up!" is a new theater program for youth ages 13-21 to craft a stage performance out of their experiences with HIV/AIDS in the DC community.
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September 9, 2014

Join Youth Council!

The youth council is open to anyone who is currently involved (or wants to be) with their school's GSA or LGBTQIA student club. The requirements are simple: be committed to organizing a campaign on your campus and attend monthly meetings.
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July 31, 2014

Announcing Our New Executive Director: Sultan Shakir

We are beyond excited to share with you that SMYAL's next Executive Director is Sultan Shakir! Stay tuned for opportunities to meet Sultan and hear more on why he believes in the power of LGBTQ youth. Until then, please enjoy the following article to learn more about Sultan's experience working alongside with LGBTQ youth.
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June 24, 2014

Apply for a Fall Internship with SMYAL!

Looking for an internship this fall? SMYAL is currently seeking a Fall Special Events Intern who can assist in planning our largest and most dynamic event of the year, SMYAL's Annual Fall Brunch. Click below for more information and to submit your application!
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June 4, 2014

Capital Pride Weekend

March with us in the Capital Pride Parade this weekend! All local youth (and SMYAL alums!) are invited to join our contingent -- meet us at SMYAL by 2:30 PM on Saturday 6/7. Plus, click below for more details about the weekend, including the Queer & Now youth dance and Capital Pride Festival!
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May 9, 2014

GSA Activist Camp

Applications are now open for this summer's GSA Activist Camp! Click below to apply to join 30 of your peers for a weekend retreat that will change the way you see the world and give you the keys to make a difference for LGBTQ students at your school
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