Welcome Gaylon!

We are so proud to announce our first staff member, Project Administrator, Gaylon Alcaraz, an author, activist, organizer and champion of human rights. As the former Executive Director of the Chicago Abortion Fund, she has worked within the reproductive justice/rights/health movement to advocate for low-income women seeking to control their reproductive freedom. “I am beyond humbled […]

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Join us for the first annual fundraiser for Project Fierce Chicago, Breakfast 'n' Beds. 
Project Fierce is a collective of community members working to create identity-affirming transitional housing for LGBTQ young people experiencing homelessness.

Thank You to Supporters of Breakfast N Beds

Project Fierce Chicago was conceived by our visionary founder, and built from the ground up by our leadership team as a grassroots organization that would address LGBTQ youth homelessness in Chicago through the development of safe and affirming transitional housing, and supportive services provided through partnerships with other organizations. Since our public launch in April […]

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Happy New Year fierce family!

We can scarcely believe that Project Fierce Chicago’s inaugural year has come to a close.  It was an eventful, inspiring and challenging one for us, and we’re looking forward to the year ahead! In April of last year, over 200 individuals made generous donations to our Indiegogo campaign, and helped us successfully raised 10,000 in […]

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Meet Our Collective

“I work as a grant writer, blog when I have time and feel inspired, love exploring Chicago, and spend too much time on social media. I fiercely believe that everyone has a human right to safe, decent, and affordable housing” -Tasasha Henderson, Fundraising Team   “I’m a Vietnamese, queer civil rights poverty lawyer who is […]

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Queen of the Dead – November 1st

  November 1 is the Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), and in that tradition we invite you to indulge in a celebration of life, passion and artistic expression. Held in the austere beauty of a century-old church and features live shows throughout the night by talented burlesque dancers and performance artists, plus a […]

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Support Project Fierce and make your space more fabulous!

Through October 31st, 25% of the sales from these works sold by Provoke Culture (Link)  is contributed to Project Fierce. Here are some samples from their online gallery: From their website, “Purpose: We see beauty in every culture and community and create art that celebrates it. A true Multicultural America celebrates our different ethnicities, orientations, […]

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Our Collective is Growing!

We are so pleased to welcome new members as part of our Social Media and Fundraising teams! We might be biased, but we think our supporters are particularly brilliant and gorgeous. Check out some photos of the fun, and expect more to come! If you might be interested in joining our fabulous collective, please check […]

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Newsletters are here!

Stay updated with our Project Fierce Chicago newsletter today! Download a PDF (print version).

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