Wanda Sykes, Detroit City Football Club honored at Ruth Ellis Center 2019 gala
DETROIT - Launched in 1999 as a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth in Highland Park, the Ruth Ellis Center is now in its 20th year in operation. The Ruth Ellis Center has been a safe haven for Detroits LGBTQ+ young people, providing critical services to help them build strong futures. I am truly humbled for the recognition from this incredible organization whose support of LGBTQ youth has always inspired me. Youth Impact Award HonoreesThe Ruth Ellis Center Youth Impact Awards honored D.J. Through Prideraiser, Detroit City Football Club and the Northern Guard Supporter's annual LGBTQ+ Pride Fundraiser raised more than $26,000 for the Ruth Ellis Center in 2019.