Umbrella – Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth

How You Can Help  

OUT MetroWest - UmbrellaUmbrella is a trans-facilitated program for transgender and gender non-conforming high school youth. Umbrella is a supportive, social, and educational group facilitated by trans adults. It is an ever-expanding space that encompasses a full spectrum of identities: transgender, genderqueer, gender-bending, gender-expansive, and questioning. A clinician from Wayside Youth & Family Support Network is present on-site at Umbrella meetings.

First Location

The first Wednesday of every month (except holidays)
6:45-8:30 p.m.

Parish Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Society
309 Washington Street
Wellesley Hills, MA
Directions
We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.

Second Location

The third Wednesday of every month (except holidays)
6:45-8:30p.m.

First Parish Framingham
24 Vernon Street
Framingham, MA
Directions
We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.
 

Umbrella News and Upcoming Events
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    Positions available

    We’re currently seeking facilitators for our Nexus and Umbrella programs.  These paid positions are a wonderful way to contribute to the lives of LGBTQ young people. For more information about the positions and how to apply, please check out our Job Openings page.

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    Ice Cream and a Movie

    Wednesday, July 12 is looking extra-delicious. All LGBTQ youth from ages 11 to 18 are invited to an ice cream party from 1:30-4 at The Morse Institute Library in downtown Natick! We’ll be showing a movie, playing games, applying temporary tattoos, and making buttons and ice cream sundaes. We’re so grateful to the Morse Institute teen librarian for making this event possible! …

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    OUT MetroWest Summer Programs

    OUT MetroWest’s youth programs run year-round, and we’re excited to let you know what we have planned for July and August. As usual, WAGLY and Umbrella will welcome high school youth. Over the summer, this includes those who’ll enter 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades in the fall—as well as those who’ll enter their first year of college/gap year/employment. On June 26, …

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