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East Region Retreat in DC This Weekend, Out on The Hill Next Weekend, HBGC in October

East Region Retreat in DC This Weekend, Out on The Hill Next Weekend, HBGC in October

There is alot going on in the upper east side of the country over the next few days for LGBTQ people of color who are looking to move from average to awesome. It truly is “Your Time To Shine!” – if you want it to be.

We (National Youth Pride Services hosts the 2nd Annual East Region Retreat in Washington, DC September 19 – 21, 2014 at the Akwaaba House in DuPont Circle.

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Baggage Claim

It’s hard to let go of our past. Good or bad, it’s part of who we think we are. We’ve invested a lot of time and energy in our baggage and gone to a lot of trouble to keep it with us. Some people tell others about it hoping to earn their attention, gain their sympathy, and perhaps respect for our efforts. . A lot of people carry it as a way to pay penance for their mistakes.

The truth is that…

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2 weeks away

2 weeks away

Washington, D.C. Here We Come! 2014 East Region Retreat

Washington, D.C. Here We Come! 2014 East Region Retreat

Motivational-Inspirational-Life-Quotes-2243The 2014 East Region Retreat for black LGBTQ Young Adults is right around the corner. It is the last stop on our national tour to showcase our “One Shining Moment” movement and help black LGBTQ young adults move from average to Awesome! Our retreats are smaller than our regional conferences from last year, bringing together a small group of awesome young people in a luxury house for a reasonable…

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Delta Phi Upsilon, It’s Your Time To Shine

Delta Phi Upsilon, It’s Your Time To Shine

2014 marked a new mission, vision and direction for NYPS. We spent years talking about the well documented issues effecting our community and decided this would be the year we would help our community “shine”. Moving away from the traditional not for profit format to the socially forward “movement” format. We started on a mission to travel around the country showing black LGBTQ young adults that…

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The First 25: 50 Black LGBTQ Winners Who Are Helping Others Win

The First 25: 50 Black LGBTQ Winners Who Are Helping Others Win

Reginald Stevenson

Reginald Stevenson

In 2014, National Youth Pride Services changed it’s mission, vision and values and decided to go in a different direction. We acknowledged all the great work other organization were doing and decided that we wanted to promote nothing but positivity and the advancement of all black LGBTQ young adults. From this, our “One Shining Moment” Campaign began. We were on a mission to…

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50 Black LGBTQ Winners Who Are Helping Others Win

50 Black LGBTQ Winners Who Are Helping Others Win

In 2013 our “50 Black LGBTQ People Every Black LGBTQ Youth Should Know” series, produced entirely by youth from across the country, received so much national attention – we decided to do it again, but with an impact.

In 2014, the theme for National Youth Pride Services internally is “One Shinning Moment”. After operating under the same mission for the past 10 years, we decided to change the…

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