Tomorrow, Saturday Jan 30th: Bronx LBGT Youth Summit!


Tomorrow, Saturday January 30th, thanks to New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Council Members Ritchie Torres and Carlos Menchaca, together with the Hetrick-Martin Institute, a Bronx LBGT Youth Summit will be held at Bronxworks Betances Community Center.

The event, called, Love Yourself, Express Yourself, Be Yourself, runs from 10AM through 4:30PM and will highlight what LGBTQ specific services our available to our youth in our borough and will also offer youth-led workshops and presentations.

This will also be a wonderful opportunity for the community to mix together and get to know each other through networking and meeting at a safe space for all.

If you’re from the ages of 13-24 or know of an LGBTQ youth who can benefit from this summit, by all means encourage them to register for this free event (food and Metro Cards provided according to the post.

Bronxworks Betances Community Center is located at 547 E 146th Street in Mott Haven just off of St Ann’s Avenue and is easily accessible by public transportation on the 2/5 line to 3rd Avenue and 149th Street, 6 train to Brook Avenue or various buses such as the 2, 4, 15, 17, 19, 21, 41.

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Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.