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NATIONAL CENTER FOR EQUALITY AND INNOVATION

The National Center for Equality and Innovation (NCEI) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization that offers unique crisis prevention and intervention to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, and questioning youth (LGBT+). We help those who may become or are currently homeless, as well as those experiencing life-threatening issues. We are committed to positive development through action, education, intervention, and creating safer and healthier living environments.

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SafePoint CarePAK Program: The SafePoint CarePAK program is a national program designed to assist homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, and questioning (LGBT+) youth with clothing, food, daily living essentials, and services. It also creates supportive partnerships and resources for LGBT+ Youth Shelters, LGBT+ Community centers, or any company, firm, office, or clinic providing help to LGBT+ youth.

LGBT+ Youth Mobile Crisis Response Network and Teams: Will provide remediation and tangible support to LGBT+ youth who may become homeless or who may be experiencing a life-threatening crisis. Our teams will help to secure a stable and safe environment for each client. Our team will provide temporary shelter, family conflict remediation, counseling, food, clothing, and other daily necessities. 

LGBT+ Youth Safe Houses: Will provide emergency, temporary, and transitional housing for homeless LGBT+ youth.

LGBT+ Youth SafePoint Center Field Offices: Will provide local communities a safe and stable environment for LGBT+ youth to grow, learn, and express their gender identities and sexual orientation.

LGBT+ Talking Circle Workshop: This workshop creates a safe environment which provides a framework for using the diversity of views and talents present in the group to create better decisions and strengthen community. Helping to offer new possibilities for better understanding of self, others, and the issues at hand. The circle is place where participants may speak from their heart without judgment.

Rainbow Unity Expo: NCEI’s community event that helps raise money to support and develop meaningful programs and services for LGBT+ youth. Through culture, pride, and unity, this event helps communities in rural areas better understand the LGBT+ culture as well as providing a safe and fun avenue for expression. We welcome the entire community to experience a different culture in a safe and family friendly way.