Lighthouse Honored with Spencer Award for Promoting Equity and Inclusion

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is proud to be honored by Cincinnatus with the Spencer Award for promoting equity and inclusion. Named after Cincinnati’s “First Couple of Civil Rights,” the Spencer Award celebrates the couple’s achievements and honors nonprofits and businesses who exhibit conspicuous and enduring contributions to promoting greater inclusion and diversity in the community.

Lighthouse Welcomes Thuy Kolik as New Chief Financial Officer

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services, a leader in social and human services for young people and families, is pleased to announce Thuy (pronounced twee) Kolik will join the nonprofit’s leadership team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Kolik will succeed Judy Oakman, who will retire this fall.

Local 12: LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness at disproportionately high rates

Bonita Campbell says, on any given day, about 40% of those staying in the Lighthouse Youth Shelter where she works identify as LGBTQ+. When asked why she thought that was, Campbell said, "Because of our society, because families really struggle to accept their young people as LGBTQ+. For that reason, Lighthouse is very intentional about creating an environment that is welcoming to all.

Lighthouse Views: Summer 2021

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