Tag: YFT

TBRU sells out host hotel in 2 hours

Registration for Texas Bear Round Up is off to a fast start. TBRU 18 takes place March 14-17. As of 11 p.m. last night, only four rooms were left for Thursday through Saturday at the The Crowne Plaza, the host hotel. just two hours after registration began. The hotel is now sold out. Last year, TBRU took 36 hours to sell as many rooms.

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YFT hires interim staff member, extends hours

Youth First Texas board President Chris-James Cognetta said the organization has hired an interim youth programs coordinator. Amy McNamara will begin work Tuesday, Jan 24. With staff on board, YFT will extend its hours. Tuesday...

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YFT restructures its staff

Development will become a board function, with programming handled by a professional staff member DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Officials with Youth First Texas have created the new part-time position of...

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DART Green Line coming to Oak Lawn

24-mile extension of DART train route will include 4 stops in, around Oak Lawn, making travel easier for YFT and food pantry clients DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com ALL ABOARD | DART’s Green Line already...

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YFT-Collin County still looking for a home

Back in July we reported that Collin County’s organization for LGBT youth was looking for a new home, after being forced to move from its meeting space of 18 months in Plano. Two months later, the organization still...

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YFT plans fundraiser to kick off Pride celebrations

Event intended to help make up shortfall in youth group’s budget caused by economic downturn DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Sam Wilkes Youth First Texas kicks off Pride with a fundraising party at the home...

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Cece Cox named new ED at Resource Center Dallas

Equality Texas extends offer to ED candidate while YFT puts search on hold for the summer DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com NEW DIRECTOR | Cece Cox assumes her new duties as executive director of Resource...

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Youth First Collin County needs a new home

PLANO — Collin County’s organization for LGBT youth is looking for a new home — or at least a place to store its stuff.
For the last 18 months, Youth First Texas-Collin County has been utilizing, free of charge, some vacant commercial space on Avenue K just south of East Park Boulevard in Plano.

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Creative Arts Center celebrates YFT art

More evidence that Youth First Texas is a breeding ground for creative queer kids: Tonight, the Crreative Arts Center presents an exhibit (continuing through May 2) at the Catheral of Hope that shows the efforts of eight LGBT...

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