Who We Are
Four years ago in Mobile, Alabama, a group of community leaders and volunteers came together to create a peer support group for LGBTQ teens. Over time, the support group unearthed broader issues facing LGBTQ youth in the area, underscoring the need for a project that could adequately respond to those issues.
About our programs
What We Do
Prism United is developing programs for LGBTQ youth and the people who care for them. Our Prism Youth program provides support groups, event nights, and other services to teens (14-18) and pre-teens (10-13). Our Prism Families program provides a support group for parents, siblings, and friends of LGBTQ youth.
Last week, members of the Prism family told us by video what Prism United means to them. You can listen to their messages here: https://vimeo.com/413800979 Because of COVID-19, Prism United's funding has taken a major hit. Our two biggest fundraisers—Come Out...
Due to the coronavirus, both Come Out Mobile and Prism Prom have been postponed. The Come Out Mobile gala has been rescheduled for September 12th. We'll provide an update as soon as we have a new date for our prom. In the meantime, we hope that you are able to take...
Prism Prom Postponed Dear LGBTQ teens & friends of Prism: We’re committed to doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. Consequently, Prism Prom won’t be taking place on April 11th. When we have a clearer picture of what’s ahead, we’ll announce a new date for...
Prism United responds to the comprehensive needs of LGBTQ youth. Specifically, Prism works to mitigate the psychological, socio-economic, and academic disadvantages caused by repression and victimization.