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.

CLASS OF 2019

photos by Elizabeth Erin Jacques

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 • PUBLIC SPEAKING
ESTRELLA LUCERO • EQCA
SANDRA MEADE • ADVOCACY AND MESSAGING
NICOLE CELAYA • FOODLINK OF TULARE COUNTY
MICHAEL JASSO • LOUDMOUTH POETRY SLAM
LESLEY-REID HARRISON • TRIANGLE SPEAKERS BUREAU
EQUITY ON THE MALL
BENEFICIAL STATE BANK • FINANCIAL LITERACY
LOCAL OFFICIALS • CITY GOVERNMENT AND ENGAGEMENT




READING LIST