Here at the LGBTQ+ Center at Kenneth Young, we offer youth programming, advocacy opportunities, professional trainings, and community events throughout the year.
Young adults can find opportunities for social gatherings, networking, job and career support by emailing the Center and getting involved with our North Suburban Community Network for queer professionals.
To learn more about programming, inquire about trainings, or rent our space contact us, please contact us at:
Young Adult Night
Young Adult Community Night invites all LGBTQ+ young adults ages 18-24 based in the Northwest suburbs. What can you expect when joining Community Night? Expect a group of welcoming queer people dedicated to building community and learning together. Each time we gather, there is a unique activity inspired by the needs and interests of our attending community members. Community Night is held biweekly on Friday evenings. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LGBTQ+ Center Programs
Rainbow Room Youth Advisory Council (RR YAC)
By queers, for queers! By teens, for teens! The Rainbow Room Youth Advocates for Change is a year-round group dedicated to LGBTQ+ advocacy, leadership, and community organizing. The Rainbow Room YAC is open to LGBTQ+-identified and LGBTQ+-allied high school students in the Northwest suburbs. The Rainbow Room YAC meets twice monthly. We would love to welcome you! To be a part of the Rainbow Room YAC, email email@example.com.
High School Community Night
Community Night centers LGBTQ+ teens in the Northwest suburbs. As a queer teen, you can expect your interests and opinions to be welcomed, as all of our Community Nights center the needs of our attending community members! Each session is an opportunity to learn, have fun, and build community with those around you in a safe space. Community Night is held biweekly on Thursday evenings. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LGBTQ+ SMART Recovery Virtual Meeting
Open to LGBTQ+ 17+. Meetings are held through zoom.
Other LGBTQ+ Services
North Suburban Pride Network
Are you an adult who lives or works in the northwest suburbs? The NSPN gathers quarterly to share needs and share solutions to support LGBTQ+ youth. This group collaborates with the RR YAC to ensure all efforts are youth-led.
Registration required by emailing email@example.com
FY 23 Meeting Dates:
September 20, 2022
November 15, 2022
February 21, 2023
May 16, 2023