PROUD & EMPOWERED
An Intervention for LGBTQ Youth
Proud & Empowered is a school-based intervention for LGBTQ+ youth funded by the National Institute of Health. The program consists of two components: 10 weeks of small group sessions with students followed by a school climate intervention.
Please continue to explore our website for more information about the Proud & Empowered project and our team, as well as our grants and publications.
If you have questions about the Proud & Empowered program, we encourage you to contact us using the form below and one of our team members will get back to you.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Proud & Empowered is a school-based intervention to help sexual and gender minority youth cope with minority stress experiences.
Our research is made possible by grants from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).
To date, our team has published 2 peer-reviewed articles on the development of the Proud & Empowered program and its efficacy in reducing behavioral health symptoms in LGBTQ+ adolescents experiencing minority stress.