When I was 20 my queer youth group in Phoenix decided to have an art show at a local coffee shop. At the time I was a spoken word artist. One of the volunteers had suggested that I should be in the show. I was in full support of the show and I was happy.. read more →

If you’re like most of us, then you’re probably always a bit surprised when the “back to school” supplies show up in stores in late July.  In reality, though, lots of young people will be headed back to school very soon.  Were you one of the kids who looked forward to returning to school –.. read more →

Greetings SMYRC Friends! I am writing to share our July calendar.  I want to highlight a couple of special events this month!  Please share this information with any and all who are interested! On July 11th and 25th, we are privileged to have a guest teacher from the Shambhala Meditation Center joining us to lead a Meditation Workshop for youth… read more →