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Trevorproject

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Trevorproject

  1. 1. “Be proud of who you are!”<br />The Trevor project<br />By: Jen, Alura, and Rose<br />
  2. 2. The FACTs and Statistics…<br />4 out of 5 LGBT students say they don’t know where to turn for support.<br />GLBT are 2-3 times more likely, than heterosexuals, to attempt suicide.<br />In the US, 10% of people 18-44 do not consider themselves as just heterosexual.<br />1 million LGBT are US military veterans<br />There are 1 million children in the US being raised by same-sex couples <br />LGBT<br />
  3. 3. Mission<br />The Trevor Project was established to provide a safe place for LGBTQ youth to talk and receive the support they need.<br />The ultimate goal of the project is to end suicide among LGBTQ youths.<br />The hope is that youth, regardless of orientation, will be able to have the same possibilities, opportunities, and dreams for the future.<br />
  4. 4. Values of the Project (ACI)<br />Acceptance<br />The Trevor Project is open to everyone regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation.<br />Commitment<br />The staff and volunteers are there 24 hours a day 7 days a week.<br />Innovation<br />They hold non-profit fundraisers (events, Circle of Hope, mailings) in order to expand the reach and range of the program.<br />
  5. 5. Some History<br />The Trevor Project was founded by James Lecesne and funded by the Colin Higgins Foundation.<br />It was established after finding out that no support groups existed.<br />Now the project is a vital resource to educator, and parents, besides being a safe supportive resource for young people.<br />
  6. 6. Where you can turn…<br />The Trevor Lifeline<br />Dear Trevor<br />TrevorChat<br />TrevorSpace<br />
  7. 7. THE TREVOR LIFELINE<br />This is a free 24 hour, 7 day a week place for anyone in the US to call.<br />It is totally confidential.<br />866-4-U-TREVOR (866-4-8-87386)<br />
  8. 8. DEAR TREVOR<br />Dear Trevor is devoted to answering non-time sensitive questions.<br />It is a popular resource for receiving answers surrounding gender identity and sexual orientation<br />http://www.thetrevorproject.org/dear-trevor/youth<br />
  9. 9. TREVORCHAT<br />Trevorchat is a free online messaging service for people in the US. The hours of use are generally Friday’s from 1pm Pacific (4pm EST) to 9pm Pacific (12am EST)<br />http://www.thetrevorproject.org/chat<br />
  10. 10. TREVORSPACE<br />This online network was founded for youth to connect with friends and allies across the country, besides having information about resources in their communities.<br />www.TrevorSpace.org<br />
  11. 11. BE PROUD OF WHO YOU ARE!<br />
  12. 12. Sources:<br />http://www.thetrevorproject.org/about-trevor/organization<br />http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-lgbtq-life-america<br />http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Xx01GsPY0Og/Si4SDXHktRI/AAAAAAAAAZo/LEFtFXjnkls/s400/love-billie-jean-music-graphs-funny-sillyplatypusdotcom.jpg<br />http://www.vectorstock.com/assets/preview/88230/graphs-and-charts-vector.jpg<br />http://greg2point0.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/gay-pride.png<br />

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