Common Roads provides programming, education, and advocacy to empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and young adults in central Pennsylvania.
Advocates, youth, young adults, parents, allies, professionals, educators, community members.
Educate to prevent discrimination, harassment, and homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia that LGBTQ youth and young adults experience.
Educate youth and young adults to be self-empowered, autonomous leaders and healthy decision-makers.
Extend programming and outreach to traditionally underserved communities and populations.
Act as a community resource to provide technical assistance, training, and professional development on issues affecting LGBTQ youth, young adults, and their families.
Assist community organizations, human service agencies, and schools in creating inclusive, safe, and welcoming policies and procedures toward LGBTQ individuals.
Create strategic partnerships to enhance our impact in the community.
We care about the well being of all LGBTQ youth and young adults in central Pennsylvania.
Central Pennsylvania remains a challenging place for LGBTQ youth and young adults.
We seek a transformation of behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs in our society.
Young people are free to explore and express who they are.
Sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression are appreciated and included as valid components of human diversity.
Families nurture and support their children regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
LGBTQ youth and young adults grow up to be contributing and healthy adults.