How We Help: Community Members

NCLR’s Youth Project is committed to changing the legal landscape for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth, and ensuring health and safety for the next generation of young people. Please contact NCLR today if you are:

  • Unsafe at school, in foster care, or in a juvenile justice facility because of your sexual orientation or gender identity
  • Treated unfairly because you are, or are perceived to be, LGBTQ
  • Trying to start an LGBTQ group at school, but are concerned that you won’t be allowed to do so
  • Looking for an LGBTQ-friendly attorney
  • Interested in passing non-discrimination policies at your school or group home
  • Looking for information about your rights
  • Sent to therapy to change your sexual orientation or gender identity by your parents or another adult
  • Not allowed to wear the clothes that feel right for your gender at school or in foster care
  • Having problems with your attorney because he or she is homophobic or transphobic

Please contact Youth Project Director Shannan Wilber, Esq. at if you have any questions or need help.