HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles LGBT Center has announced a $25 million fundraising campaign to provide even more affordable housing for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youths and seniors.
The center wants to offer more beds for homeless youths and more housing units for low-income seniors and young adults, Lorri Jean, chief executive of the LGBT Center, said.READ MORE: LA Council Approves Plan To Make Plastic Utensils Available By Request Only
“We’re turning away kids every day and we have to do more,” Jean said. “Most of our LGBT seniors are more poor than anyone realized.”READ MORE: Torrance Woman Arrested In Mistaken ID Revenge Murder Of NorCal Rapper
A new building planned across the street from the LGBT Center will become the new headquarters, Jean said.
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