Addressing harassment, intimidation, and bullying so all children learn to
treat one another with dignity, compassion, and respect.

Safe, inclusive environments for gender diverse youth and their families.

Allies In Action




Meet Our Founder

Safe, inclusive environments for gender diverse youth and their families.




Allies In Action is a positive approach to harassment, intimidation, and bullying in schools. The program focuses on leadership, character qualities, and team building.

"To be empathetic you must have trust, respect, honesty, love, compassion, courage, and bravery." Sabine, 2nd grade Ally


Transgender And Gender Diverse Youth Resources in Tacoma

My Purple Umbrella


September 29th through December 15th from 3:40-5:15pm every Thursday.

Location at

Geiger Montessori

7401 S. 8th Street, Tacoma, WA 98465

A story of one child's transition  

Bullying an issue in your school?

Allies In Action can help! 

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Our Mission & Vision

Resources are a life line to families raising gender diverse youth. My Purple Umbrella believes deeply in community partnerships. It truly takes a village to raise thriving, successful, and loved children. If you are in need of support for your family click here.



Lisa J. Keating

Founder of My Purple Umbrella, creator of Allies In Action, writer, advocate and mama of a beautiful transgender daughter.

Schedule Lisa today! 

Looking for LGBTQ inclusion training for your school, organization

or community?

Lisa is a dynamic speaker, writer, and advocate.She is the recipient of the Pride Foundation 2016 Ruby Award for her work in the LGBTQ community from the Tacoma Pride Festival and the City of Tacoma. And Gold Star Community Partner recipient from Tacoma Public Schools.

Let Lisa help you change your culture and climate to make all youth safe and included!