youth leadership institute
The Marsha P. Johnson Youth Leadership Institute is the inaugural LGBTQIA2S+ youth program at Black and Pink. named after one of the founding mothers of LGBTQIA2S+ liberation, Marsha P. Johnson. This immersive youth advocate training and leadership support model provides training to youth (ages 14-19) to become advocates in the field.
Applications Open 2021
LGBTQIA2S+ youth age 14 – 19 are eligible to apply to the Institute, with some age exceptions. The Institute is centered around four main tenets.
Creating a space where youth are supported in investigating their background, perspective and connection of their historical relationship to LGBTQIA2S+ people.