The Dayton Q+ Youth Center Project Announces Official Launch Event on May 10, 2023
Dayton, Ohio – The Dayton Q+ Youth Center Project, a grant-funded initiative focused on promoting health equity, personal agency, autonomy, and increasing access to resources for LGBTQ+ youth in Montgomery County, Ohio, is excited to announce its official launch event on May 10, 2023, at The Brightside in Dayton, Ohio.
Doors open at 5:30 pm, with a short program beginning at 6:15 pm. The launch event is designed to introduce the community to the Q+ Youth Center Project, raise awareness about the center's mission and goals, and accept donations to support the center's operations.
The evening will feature delicious food from Salt Block, Wheat Penny, and Sprouting Dreams, alongside interactive entertainment from Gem City Selfie Museum, Haus of Sequins, and Tiffany Clark from The Mural Machine. Guests will have the opportunity to meet members of the Working Group, which is led by Public Health-Dayton & Montgomery County LGBTQ+ Health Alliance and Q+ Youth Center Project Manager, Will Foster. Fundraising activities will include a silent auction with exciting items donated by local businesses and organizations.
As the official media partner, Elevate Dayton will cover the event and amplify the voices of LGBTQ+ youth, their families, and community leaders. This partnership will provide a platform to showcase the stories, experiences, and perspectives of the LGBTQ+ community, helping to raise awareness and create a more inclusive environment in the Dayton area.
"We are thrilled to be partnering with Elevate Dayton as our official media partner for the Q+ Youth Center Project launch event," said Will Foster, Q+ Project Manager. "Their commitment to amplifying unheard voices and inspiring change aligns perfectly with our mission, and we are excited to share the powerful stories of our community and the impact of the Q+ Youth Center."
Tickets for the launch party are free and can be obtained through the Eventbrite link available on the Q+ Youth Center Project's social media channels.
"We look forward to welcoming the community to our launch event on May 10th at The Brightside. Your support and presence are vital to the success of the Q+ Youth Center, and we cannot wait to share our vision and goals with you," added Foster.
About The Dayton Q+ Youth Center Project
The Dayton Q+ Youth Center Project is a grant-funded initiative that aims to promote health equity, personal agency, autonomy, and increase access to resources for LGBTQ+ youth in Montgomery County, Ohio. Through intergenerational connections, parent and youth groups, and partnering with local wellness programs, the Q+ Youth Center provides youth-informed prevention education programs and establishes a supportive and affirming space for LGBTQ+ youth in the Dayton area.
Event Start Date & Time: May 10, 2023 5:30 PM
Event End Date & Time: May 10, 2023 7:30 PM
Time Zone: (GMT -5:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada), Bogota, Lima
Location: The Brightside Music & Event Venue