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Our Mission

The Matthew Shepard Foundation empowers individuals to embrace human dignity and diversity through outreach, advocacy and resource programs. We strive to replace hate with understanding, compassion and acceptance.

Our Work

In a diverse approach to Erase Hate, the Foundation focuses its efforts ranging anywhere from theater stages and local law enforcement agencies, to online resource centers and embassies around the world.

The Latest

Stay informed on the latest with hate crimes, how to be more LGBTQ+ inclusive in the classroom, the Foundation’s recent work and more.
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