PYC Press Statements

Denouncing Anti-Black Racism

Denouncing Anti-Black Racism

Anti-black racism is a national crisis. It has been for over 400 years on this land. Through slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow laws, segregation, lynchings, police brutality, economic injustice, environmental racism, healthcare discrimination, mass incarceration, political disenfranchisement, underfunded public education, and more, our United States has utterly failed black people. The […]

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Pennsylvania Values Campaign Pushes for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

Pennsylvania Values Campaign Pushes for LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

HARRISBURG, PA — Lawmakers, leaders from the faith and business communities, LGBTQ Pennsylvanians, and allies spoke today at a landmark press conference at the state Capitol to call for LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections in Pennsylvania and across the country. The event was hosted by Pennsylvania Youth Congress to formally launch its […]

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Huntingdon Makes History: First Rural Community in PA to Adopt LGBT Nondiscrimination Law

Huntingdon Makes History: First Rural Community in PA to Adopt LGBT Nondiscrimination Law

HUNTINGDON, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Youth Congress is thrilled to share that at their December 17, 2019 meeting, Huntingdon Borough Council voted to adopt an LGBT-inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance. Huntingdon becomes the first rural community and 58th municipality in Pennsylvania to enact local protections for LGBT people in employment, housing, and […]

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Pennsylvania LGBTQ Youth News from the Keystone Student Voice

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