Who We Are
SMYAL supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through youth leadership, SMYAL creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to build self-confidence, develop critical life skills, and engage their peers and community through service and advocacy. Committed to social change, SMYAL builds, sustains and advocates for programs, policies and services that LGBTQ youth need as they grow into adulthood.
SMYAL410 7th Street, SE
Washington DC 20003-2707
Find out more
Learn more about our mission, accomplishments, and budget in our archive of annual reports. Currently, you can view reports from SMYAL's following fiscal years online:
The Power of Youth Leadership: FY 2012 Annual Report
The Power of Partnership: FY 2011 Annual Report
Contact information and bios for SMYAL's staff members.
Board of Directors
Learn more about SMYAL's Board of Directors.
View the members of our Leadership Circle -- an elite group whose support is instrumental to our continued success and growth.
Young Donors Committee
Learn about the work of our newest group of supporters, launched in 2012, and find out how you can get involved.
Click here to learn more about current SMYAL job announcements.
SMYAL in the News
Read more about SMYAL's programs and successes in our media archive.
History of SMYAL
Learn more about how SMYAL began as a group of concerned volunteers and grew into an organization that serves thousands of youth each year!