Best communities for LGBT youth


Each year America’s Promise Alliance reveals the 100 Best Communities for Young People, as presented by ING. According to APA’s website, the list is comprised of “100 deserving communities who effectively provide their youth with the Five Promises and work to increase graduation rates. Winning communities come from all across the country and are addressing the unique challenges they face.”

Applications are submitted by individual communities and then judged by a “blue-ribbon panel of national leaders on youth issues.” Each winning community receives a $2,500 grant to be used to “help fund a local program or service, within certain parameters” or “for a local event to celebrate the win.”

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