Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Allegheny County’s efforts are led by Angela Steele, Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Allegheny County’s Children, Youth and Family Services under the advisement of Shauna Lucadamo, Gender and Sexuality Specialist for Allegheny County Department of Human Services. Allegheny is partnering with Jill Jacobs from Family Builders, Betty Hill from the Persad Center, and system partners. Together they will be implementing and evaluating The Youth Acceptance Collaborative- an intervention around youth, parent, and clinical support, Affirming Families – training for families and caregivers and workforce development.