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True Colors, Inc.
Brill Scholarship Deadline Extended
April 17, 2012
In this issue
April deadlines for LGBTQA Scholarships
True Colors' Annual 5k: Save the Date!



The deadline for the Helen and Bob Brill Scholarship from True Colors and Hartford PFLAG has been extended to Monday, April 30th.  (All of the scholarships require recommendations so wait too long to get started!)  The links for all four CT based scholarships are below.

Up to $5,000 in Scholarships for youth advocates!  Deadlines coming up!  






Stamford Rainbow Ball

  • 7:30 PM on Friday, June 15th, Italian Center, 1620 Newfield Avenue Stamford
  • $40 per person
  • You MUST reserve a spot & pay PRIOR to June 11th! You CANNOT buy tickets "at-the-door."

  • Doors open at 7:30pm, dinner served at 8. Dance,  mingle, make friends till Midnight!
  • TO PURCHASE TICKETS:(or to ask any questions about the dance) students, teachers, parents should EMAIL  that's rainbowball, WITHOUT any vowels
  • Emails should include the NAME, GRADE, and SCHOOL of ALL students planning on attending. Once you email us, we will hold a spot on our list for TWO weeks
  • Then mail your check or money-order, made out to "WHS GSA" for $40 a person, to:

GSA Advisor

Westhill H.S.

125 Roxbury Road

Stamford, CT 06902





  • Saturday, June 23rd, 7:00 - 11:00 PM, W. Hartford Meeting & Conference Center,
    50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut 06107
  • Price: $10 at the door
  • The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective is proud to bring you: QUEER PROM 2012 with Prom photos, food, music and dancing, performances, prizes, Run and Vote for Prom King, Prom Queen, or Prom Queer!
  • An alternative prom for LGBTQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and ally) youth ages 13-21
  • Appropriate Dress Required
  • Queer Prom has a strict no drug and alcohol policy 


True Colors' Annual 5k: Sunday, May 6th, 10:00 AM!

The True Colors Annual 5k Fundraiser is coming up on May 6th, 2012 at Wickham Park in Manchester - a perfect opportunity to show your support for our organization while working on your own personal fitness. The True Colors Annual 5k not only assists our continual outreach to LGBTQ youth, but helps support healthy lifestyles.


Make sure your Gay-Straight Alliance is up-to-date on our 5k! We encourage Gay-Straight Alliances and advisors to come to Wickham Park in Manchester on May 6th, where participants can run (or walk!) in the race, cheerfrom the sidelines, and, as always, socialize with GSA friends. Bring your LGBT pride, a "can-do" attitude, your most fabulous costumes, and get ready to support True Colors and your GSA this spring!


Registration is $25 per runner/walker. Each participant receives a T-shirt, access to cool prizes, food and the opportunity to make a difference for LGBT and ally youth across CT. Register at the Hartford Marathon Website:  I want to run for TRUE COLORS!!

Contact Information

Al Riccio

GSA Coordinator

phone: 860-232-0050


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