Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2020-05-27
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News  Entertainment Features Donate Bars & Clubs Calendar Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  TODAY'S BUZZ

White House to honor Trevor Project as Champion of Change
From a news release
2011-08-24

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Event Honors Innovation in Suicide Prevention Prior to National Suicide Prevention Week

West Hollywood, CA — Tomorrow, Thursday, August 25, 2011, the White House will honor The Trevor Project as a leading innovator in the realm of suicide prevention as part of the "Champions of Change" initiative. The Trevor Project is the leading organization selected for this honor representing youth suicide prevention and crisis intervention among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, specifically. Accepting the honor and speaking with Administration officials about priorities for improving suicide prevention nationally will be David McFarland, Interim Executive Director and CEO of The Trevor Project. The event occurs ten days prior to National Suicide Prevention Week, (Sept. 4-10, 2011).

WHAT: The Trevor Project to be honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change" in innovation in suicide prevention, and to meet with Administration officials to discuss priorities in suicide prevention prior to National Suicide Prevention Week.

WHO: David McFarland, Interim Executive Director and CEO

WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2011

WHERE: The White House (1600 Pennsylvania Ave.)

INTERVIEWS: Please contact Laura McGinnis (laura.mcginnis@thetrevorproject.org; 323.423.7405) to schedule for Wednesday, Thursday morning or late afternoon, or Friday.

MORE: The Trevor Project co-facilitates development of national protocols for suicide prevention affecting LGBT people through the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, meeting in D.C. on September 8-9, 2011. The organization is also a leading resource for the White House initiative, StopBullying.gov, as well as on the White House's "It Gets Better" issues page, and will be participating in the Department of Education's anti-bullying conference at the end of September.

ABOUT CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE

The White House initiative, "Champions of Change, Winning the Future across America" profiles individuals and organizations that are helping the country rise to the challenges of the 21st century. Champions of Change are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world. Each week, the White House invites new Champions to share ideas and best practices to win America's future. Beginning the week of August 29, 2011, The Trevor Project will be featured on the Champions of Change website at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/champions.

ABOUT THE TREVOR PROJECT

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth, ages 13-24. Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its free and confidential lifeline, in-school workshops, educational materials, online resources and advocacy. For more information, visit TheTrevorProject.org .


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Trevor Project releases report on mental health of trans, non-binary youth 2020-05-21 - The Trevor Project's research team has published a new peer-reviewed article titled "Understanding the Mental Health of Transgender and Nonbinary Youth" in the ...


Gay News

WORLD Violence in Mexico, rainbow drawings, youth survey, Israeli Pride events 2020-05-18 - Mexico is seeing a surge of extreme violence toward LGBT+ people in its deadliest year in half a decade, rights group Letra S. ...


Gay News

Golden Apple surprises out teacher with award 2020-05-16 - On May 15, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting exemplary educators who advance educational opportunities for students—surprised Jenine Wehbeh, ...


Gay News

NCLR denounces Dept. of Education rule making LGBTQ students less safe at school 2020-05-06 - WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Center for Lesbian Rights strongly condemns the United States Department of Education for releasing a new rule that ...


Gay News

Federal, private sectors unite in mental health, suicide prevention response 2020-05-06 - WASHINGTON, D.C.— Recognizing the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country's mental health and well-being, the National Action Alliance for Suicide ...


Gay News

Survey: One in four LGBT Colombians have attempted suicide 2020-05-06 - Findings from the largest and most comprehensive study conducted on LGBT people in Colombia A new survey from the Williams Institute at UCLA ...


Gay News

Town hall addresses youths' needs during pandemic 2020-05-04 - Advocates focused on ensuring that LGBT youth have access both to resources and straightforward facts during the COVID-19 pandemic presented during Equality Illinois' ...


Gay News

Actors Gym to stream original production Isolated 2020-05-04 - Actors Gym to stream original production 'Isolated' Actors Gym has announced Isolated, its annual spring youth circus that, this year, has been devised ...


Gay News

Idaho anti-trans law challenged 2020-04-15 - A lawsuit was filed April 15 challenging Idaho's recently passed law that bans women and girls who are transgender as well as many ...


Gay News

30 Under 30 Awards moved to October 2020-04-15 - Windy City Times' annual 30 Under 30 Awards—usually held in June—will be moved to October ( LGBT History Month ) this year. ...


 



Copyright © 2020 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



About WCMG Publications News  Entertainment Features Donate Bars & Clubs Calendar Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.