Boston-based True Colors: Out Youth Theater, the nation's longest running queer youth theater group, will receive the National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award from First Lady Michelle Obama. True Colors is the first LGBTQ organization in history to receive this award.
True Colors is the country's longest-running queer youth theater group.
The First Lady will invite the 12 winners of the National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award to the White House, to recognize their programs' effectiveness in developing young people's learning and life skills by engaging them in the arts and humanities. True Colors will be one of the honorees, marking the first time an LGBTQ organization has received this highest award in youth creative development.
She will present the awards during a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at 2 p.m. EST. The presentation will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live .