LGBT+ LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

LGBT+ Leadership Academy focuses on building leaders for tomorrow. This 12 week program introduces youth to LGBT History, Public Speaking, Advocacy, Reproductive Justice, Health Disparities, Local and State Government and Legislature, and professional mentorship with respected LGBT community leaders. This program is funded in part by San Joaquin Valley Health Fund with Sierra Health Foundation and The Center.

LGBT+ ALLIES SCHOLARSHIP

Every year The Source awards three $500 scholarships to local LGBT+ or allied students. This year's application deadline is extended to July 31, 2020. If you are interested or know someone who is, please check the link below.

CLASS OF 2020

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Rocio Alcantar

Emmanuel Barba

Norma Barrera

Nadia Cortes

Alex Hernandez

Patrick Hall

Alix Mendez

Tristen Saechao

CLASS OF 2019

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Leslie Diaz

Briauna Guerrero

Delanee Lopez

Raquel Lorenz

Kristen Loya

Jared Rubio

Kiki Vela

Karigan Wann

Ace Wegener

PROGRAM PRESENTERS

AMY SHUKLIAN • TULARE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
SAM BRINTON • TREVOR PROJECT DIRECTOR OF POLICY
DEAN JACKSON • HIV HISTORY AND PREVENTION
NICK VARGAS AND BRIAN POTH • PUBLIC SPEAKING
JEREMY PAYNE • EQCA AND CENSUS
EBONY HARPER • TRANSGENDER ACTIVISM
MICHAEL JASSO • LOUDMOUTH POETRY SLAM
LESLEY-REID HARRISON • TRIANGLE SPEAKERS BUREAU
EQUITY ON THE MALL
POCKETS CHANGE • FINANCIAL LITERACY
LOCAL OFFICIALS • CITY GOVERNMENT AND ENGAGEMENT



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