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Founder of Ali Forney Center, Carl Siciliano, Honored by White House
This morning, the White House announced that Carl Siciliano, executive director and founder of New York City’s Ali Forney Center, has been selected as a Champion of Change in the Fight Against Youth Homelessness. Siciliano founded the Ali Forney Center (AFC) in June of 2002 in response to the lack of safe shelter for LGBT youth in New York City. The Center is committed to providing young LGBT people with safe, dignified, and nurturing environments. Siciliano and his team at the Center are dedicated to promoting awareness of the plight of homeless LGBT youth in the United States with the goal of generating responses on local and national levels from government funders, foundations, and the LGBT community. Carl Siciliano promptly responded to the honor:

Founder of Ali Forney Center, Carl Siciliano, Honored by White House

This morning, the White House announced that Carl Siciliano, executive director and founder of New York City’s Ali Forney Center, has been selected as a Champion of Change in the Fight Against Youth Homelessness. Siciliano founded the Ali Forney Center (AFC) in June of 2002 in response to the lack of safe shelter for LGBT youth in New York City. The Center is committed to providing young LGBT people with safe, dignified, and nurturing environments. Siciliano and his team at the Center are dedicated to promoting awareness of the plight of homeless LGBT youth in the United States with the goal of generating responses on local and national levels from government funders, foundations, and the LGBT community. Carl Siciliano promptly responded to the honor:

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    One of my heroes. Donate to The Ali Forney Center today.
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    Great man.
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