This brief, A Fair Chance: Improving Outcomes and Reducing Barriers to Success and Opportunity for Girls, Young Women, Transgender Young Women, and Gender Non-conforming Youth of Color in DC, aims to spark dialogue and spur action in communities and at the local government level to improve health, educational and economic outcomes for girls, young women, transgender young women, gender non-conforming youth of color, and their families.
Using the most recent data available, the brief attempts to shed light on the social and economic conditions of girls, young women, transgender young women, and gender nonconforming youth of color in DC; to paint an accurate picture of the challenges and barriers to long-term success and opportunity for youth; and to identify opportunities for strategic collaboration and support across various communities of practice.
The brief is a part of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s commitment to racial equity and building the leadership of girls and young women. Our vision is to build a region where all residents thrive and the economic security and well-being of low-income girls, women and families is assured.
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