youth leadership institute

The Marsha P. Johnson Youth Leadership Institute is the inaugural LGBTQIA2S+ youth program at Black & Pink National, 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.

program principLES

Creating a space where youth are supported in investigating their background, perspective and connection of their historical relationship to LGBTQIA2S+ people.

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