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Youth Group

GLO Youth Group

GLO Youth Group is a youth outreach group for LGBTQIA+ people ages 12-17. The group meets each Tuesday from 3-8 p.m. Dinner and meeting are generally held around 5:30pm-6pm. There are additional activities and discussion opportunities held on a monthly basis.

Amy Hoogstraet is the GLO Youth Group's Youth Coordinator. The group is also facilitated by volunteers. If you're interested in coming to a meeting or volunteering, please contact Amy using the email below:

Upcoming Events

NEW Annual GLO Center Meeting

What: FREE! Presentations from Co-President and Youth Representative, Keynote Speaker Sammy Rangel, Music from Charlie Becker, and appetizers from Simply Delicious. 
When: Tuesday, September 13, 5pm – 7pm
Where: Q Enoteca

Ozarks Pridefest 2022 – Harvest Pride

What: Our biggest PRIDE event with a parade and live entertainment! More info TBA!
When: Saturday, October 8
Where: Downtown Springfield

Rainbow Kids Nature Center Outing

What:Join us at the Nature Center for the program “Strange But Amazing” – a look at the diversity, life cycles, and adaptations of Missouri’s most interesting creatures! See real live creatures, look around at the exhibits, do a craft, and take a hike! This event is free, but registration is required and limited to 20 kids plus their grownups. Please register by October 11 by emailing
When: Saturday, October 15, 2pm – 4pm
Where: 4601 S Nature Center Way, Springfield, MO 65804