How Can You Help?
We are always on the lookout for compassionate, positive, hopeful, and loving people that are looking to turn their energy into action. Our organization offers a variety of opportunities for you to help build a local community where people from the LGBTQ+ community are celebrated, supported, and protected by parents, family, and friends as they make their journey through identity discovery and a life overflowing with personal fulfillment.
Opportunities to Help:
1. Learn – Invest time to learn about the struggles and challenges of LGBTQ+ individuals and the LGBTQ+ community. Search out information and engage in inquisitive discussions with individuals form the LGBTQ+ community. Make yourself a fountain of information that others in the community can learn from.
Access Materials & Resources:
PFLAG is the nation's largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them.
Title: LGBTQ Teen Mental Health Support for Parents What You Need to Know
Understanding LGBTQ teen mental health is essential for parents to provide the necessary support. LGBTQ teens face unique challenges that can significantly impact their mental well-being. Factors such as discrimination, bullying, and rejection can contribute to higher rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation among LGBTQ youth. It is crucial for parents to be aware of LGBTQ-specific mental health issues and learn how to create a supportive and accepting environment for their teens. This should be treated as a priority and addressed by all LGBTQ parents....(click this link to read more)"
2. Share – Everyone has a story that other people can learn from. No matter where you are at in your journey you have insights that can help someone else. We offer a “Stories that Heal the Heart” web page that provides you with the tools to share your story and help someone else.
3. Volunteer – We need volunteers to help us put on public events to reach the parents, family, and friends of the LGBTQ+ community. We need content creators, editors, fashion designers, photographers, creatives, website developers, LGBTQ+ political activist, newsletter writers, publicist, accountants, lawyers, political strategist, marketing.
4. Donate – If you feel that this organization is offering something of value to the community, please consider supporting us financially. We offer promotional items that have a price markup so that you can help promote the organization publicly and financially. We want to build and sustain the all-volunteer organization locally and also work towards building more Yellow Brick Road LGBTQ+ Ally Organization chapters in other areas. We plan on providing a newsletter to provide you with an update on the impact of your donations.