SoCal Youth Pride has awesome news! We are looking for folk to apply for youth board member positions for SoCal Youth Pride 2012. Youth Board members will attend monthly meetings, work with mentors to create empowering programming, discuss hurdles that our community faces across the LA area, and explore ways to empower ourselves and our community with this event. Please forward the opportunity on to other friends.
To apply, please send 2-3 paragraphs about yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org. Some ideas for submissions could be:
your relationship to your family after coming out; how you came to embrace your identity; systemic oppression that you’ve witnessed and your actions surrounding that; an incident where you felt empowered by someone or have empowered someone else; a situation where you educated someone about your community; how your ethnic or cultural identity has framed your gender identity or orientation; or any other issue that’s relevant to you!
Deadline for applications is March 13th. Once we’ve reviewed all responses, we will we email you. If you’re selected, we will send you a time and location for a meeting with the rest of the selected board members on March 26th. Keep in mind, we ask that you make a commitment to attend monthly meetings through July if you become a board member.
Wish you all health, joy and success during the school year!
SoCal Youth Pride