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LGBTQ Commission Community Outreach Intern

LGBTQ Commission Community Outreach Intern posted on Jul 27

We are excited to announce an internship opportunity to aid the Commission in launching a ground-breaking new resource for LGBTQ youth in the Commonwealth. Please see the full description below and share among your networks. Any questions or applications can be directed to corey.prachniak-rincon@state.ma.us.       …Continue Reading LGBTQ Commission Community Outreach Intern

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State commission and LGBTQ Youth to Celebrate Shared 25 Year History posted on Jul 21

State commission and LGBTQ Youth to Celebrate Shared 25 Year History

The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth will hold an event on Saturday July 29 12-4pm at Grove Hall Library in Dorchester to celebrate 25 years of a dedicated state LGBTQ youth commission existing in the Commonwealth. The event, organized with the Boston Alliance of LGBTQ   …Continue Reading State commission and LGBTQ Youth to Celebrate Shared 25 Year History

New Director Announced for LGBTQ Youth Commission posted on Jul 17

New Director Announced for LGBTQ Youth Commission

The Commission announced Corey Prachniak-Rincón as its new Director, starting Monday, July 17. “The Commission is proud to welcome a strong leader with extensive knowledge of LGBTQ issues and a diverse set of advocacy and service experience at the local, state, and federal levels,” said Commission   …Continue Reading New Director Announced for LGBTQ Youth Commission

In Memory of Commissioner Chester posted on Jun 27

In Memory of Commissioner Chester

We are immensely saddened by the news of Commissioner Chester’s passing. Commissioner Chester has been a fearless champion on behalf of LGBTQ students. In the face of fear and bias, Commissioner Chester stood firm in advocating for the right of all students to a safe   …Continue Reading In Memory of Commissioner Chester

LGBTQ Youth Commission FY2018 Policy Recommendations Released for 25th Anniversary posted on Jun 20

LGBTQ Youth Commission FY2018 Policy Recommendations Released for 25th Anniversary

The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth is pleased to release our Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Policy Recommendations to nearly 20 state agencies. In June 1992, almost exactly 25 years ago, Governor William Weld swore in the first members of what was then the Governor’s Commission   …Continue Reading LGBTQ Youth Commission FY2018 Policy Recommendations Released for 25th Anniversary

The Pulse Shooting: Remembrance & Solidarity One Year Later posted on Jun 12

The Pulse Shooting: Remembrance & Solidarity One Year Later

  As we celebrate the resiliency of the LGBTQ community this Pride month, the Commission stands in solidarity with LGBTQ and Latinx communities across the country in remembering the 49 victims of the heartbreaking massacre at Pulse one year ago today. The Commission recognizes the   …Continue Reading The Pulse Shooting: Remembrance & Solidarity One Year Later