Behind the Scenes of the FIERCE Friday Forum
A Moderator's Perspective
Analysis & Reflections | Elegost Rosado | Wednesday September 9, 2009 12:59
Hello, my name is Elegost, my PGP (Preferred Gender Pronoun) is he and him, and I am an active member at FIERCE.
On August 28th, FIERCE had its monthly FIERCE Friday event, but this event was different from the others because it was the first time political candidates had come to the FIERCE office to talk directly to FIERCE members and LGBTQ youth. Yetta Kurland and Maria Derr, both of whom are running for District 3 City Council, came to FIERCE and talked about the issues that LGBTQ youth in the West Village face and ways to help resolve those issues.
FIERCE Host First-ever Forum for District 3 City Council Candidates
Candidates Announce Support of 24-Hour LGBTQ Youth Center
Featured Events | Friday September 4, 2009 2:22
On August 28, 2009, FIERCE hosted our first-ever District 3 City Council Candidates forum to address concerns of LGBTQ youth. The forum included a Q&A with candidates on topics such as the inclusion of a 24-hour LGBTQ Youth Center on Pier 40, NYPD and LGBTQ community relations, and other critical issues.