Behind the Scenes Letter From Brooklyn: It Gets Better by Jim Brett March 14, 2014 From west elm president, Jim Brett: Share Facebook Pinterest Google plus Twitter Comment Email address Name Email Submit John Mahoney March 31, 2014 Home is indeed so much more than home furnishings– kudos to West Elm and Jim Brett for taking a stand for safety in the larger community. I’m looking forward to watching the company evolve further in this direction. James Billard March 24, 2014 So, do homeless LGBT really come into West Elm seeking support? Really? BRANDON N BLEVINS March 24, 2014 Beautiful. Just beautiful. Patrick J Hamilton March 24, 2014 This is how change happens. So grateful to the entire West Elm family for taking the next steps. This letter brought tears to my eyes. Evangeline Brown March 21, 2014 Dear Mr. Brett and the wonderful people at West Elm, This is truly an historic effort on your part. As one of your enthusiastic customers, I salute and support this initiative. Bullying leaves indelible scars, and LGBT youth are bullied more than most. By creating safe places to provide support you are helping all youth, whatever their orientation. Thank you.