Cole Giannone

Cole Giannone

Senior Consultant for Youth Homelessness, Office of the Mayor, NYC

Joined June 2019 · New York, NY

I've been working to prevent and end youth homelessness since 2010. I entered the field feeling deeply connected to the LGBTQ community but ignorant to the root causes of homelessness. Most of the young people experiencing in homelessness in our country are youth of color and 40% identify as LGBTQ.

Study after study shows that if you are black and trans you are more likely to be unsheltered than
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LGBTQ+ Equity

4 in 10 LGBT youth say the community in which they live is not accepting of LGBT people. How do we create a world in which every person who grows up LGBT feels that they are completely accepted, represented, and supported?

The purpose of this givi...

Cole Giannone
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