LGBTQ Youth - AMP | Achieving Maximum Potential



      Welcome to the AMP LGBTQ webpage!  We're so glad you're here!  Take a minute to view our new video featuring AMP youth sharing their experiences coming out to family & friends in an effort to recruit foster families for LGBTQ youth.



Supporting Your LGBTQ Youth: A Guide for Foster a factsheet designed to help foster parents learn about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the child welfare system, the unique risks they face, and the important role that foster parents can play in reducing those risks. 

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AMP youth make digital stories with the help of the National Resource Center film crew from New York!  They want to include them as part of a national LGBTQ training for social workers and foster parents which is being written as we speak! 

To watch Jake's digital story   CLICK HERE

To watch Randy's digital story   CLICK HERE


Check out the 2015 LGBTQ art experience CLICK HERE

College Guide for LGBT Students...

Find out how colleges are ranked as LGBT student friendly     CLICK HERE


30 Best Colleges for LGBTQ students - new resource guide     CLICK HERE     


Links to other resources:

Iowa Pride Network


Iowa Safe Schools


For more information about legal resources for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, click on any of the following links:



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