ProjectQ provides free gender-affirming haircuts, hair color, and wigs to LGBTQIA+ folx dealing with housing insecurities.
FOOD & HYGIENE BOXES
ProjectQ provides free Food & Hygiene Boxes to low income LGBTQIA+ youth and community members.
ProjectQ provides free to low cost event space for other LGBTQIA+ / QTPOC / BIPOC Community Organizations and Members
ProjectQ provides free self-empowering workshops, classes, and clinics to LGBTQIA+ folx dealing with housing insecurities.
ProjectQ works with the LA LGBT Center Youth Employment Program to provide paid Internships to LGBTQIA+ youth.
ProjectQ takes 'The Hairstream' across the United States to provide free haircuts to LGBTQIA+ folx dealing with housing insecurities
ProjectQ provides free clothing, accessories, menstrual & hygienic products to LGBTQIA+ folx with housing insecurities.
ProjectQ accesses their extensive network of queer owned businesses to provide LGBTQIA+ youth with job placement options.
ProjectQ created a weekly "art therapy" group for our older alumni youth who need additional community support.
ProjectQ is working towards implementing a bunch new programs.
Here's what we're working towards:
On-site Mental Health Therapy, Body Empowerment Program, Computer Lab & Library,
and the ProjectQ Barber School!
Your donations help us implement these programs.
We believe that empowering LGBTQIA+ folxs will lead them to improved self worth and even acquiring housing!
ProjectQ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Madin Ray Lopez. Our organization helps LGBTQIA+ youth navigate a world that perpetually tries to diminish them. Our mission is to use hair and self-empowerment as a form of social justice.
ProjectQ provides free gender affirming haircuts, self empowering workshops, food & hygiene boxes, gender affirming clothing, chest binders, menstrual products, and so much more to LGBTQIA+ youth experiencing homelessness.
We Need Your Support Today!
ProjectQ began as a mobile salon.
After years of fundraising,
ProjectQ purchased this 1977 Airstream and begun construction to turn this into the mobile self-esteem building salon.
For the entire month of October 2018
the hairstream went on a US Tour thru middle America and the South to provide free haircuts to LGBTQ+ youth in
these underserved areas.
We are hoping to go on another
US tour the in Spring 2021.