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.

Outreach

Outreach

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Resources

Resources

Explore ways to incorporate Matt’s story and the Foundation’s mission through our available resources.

About Us

About Us

We share Matt's story and embody his vigor for civil rights to change the hearts and minds of others to accept everyone as they are.

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Our Focus

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.

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