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The COLOURS Organization
Serving Black LGBT communities since 1991
1211 Chestnut St- Suite 910
Philadelphia, PA 19107
The COLOURS Organization provides a few mechanisms for social support. We realize that some people may be questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are in this place in your life, you can stop by our offices during business hours simply to talk or you can call us at (215) 851-1975 to obtain support.
The COLOURS Organization also provides support groups for people to come together, socialize, support each other and have a good time. Below are the groups and the focus of the groups, so you can decide if one of these groups appeals to you.
Social Xchange (Tuesday’s 6p-9p)
Social Xchange is a group for young adults to both talk about topics that help support their development as well as have fun and be social. This group is for people up to age 25. The first hour is a focused discussion on a topic of interest and the remaining time is listening to music, vogueing and socialization.
Men of Color United (Wednesday’s 6p-8p)
This group is for anyone ages 18 and up who is interested, though the group tends to have men 30+ who attend. This is a general support group where men get together and discuss various topics and issues that are relevant to them. Topics may range from dating to politics to issues of race and class among others.
40 Acres of Change (Thursday’s 6p-9p)
This group meets every Thursday evening and has focused discussions about issues that pertain to young adults. This program is for persons up to age 29 and provides discussions that help to enrich the lives of young LGBT people of color. The difference between this group and Social Xchange is that this group primarily focuses on conversations provide information to attendees and discussions that serve to help them improve their lives.