QYou Ambassadors: Youth who have completed the #PowerUpPowerOut series become eligible to be QYou Ambassadors. The QYou Ambassadors program is an opportunity to create social, cultural, and policy change for the LGBT+ community through direct volunteership with the Center’s work.
WHO ARE QYOU AMBASSADORS?
- QYou Ambassadors (QYA) are graduates of the #PowerUpPowerOut series who have committed to the mission of leading, advocating, and creating action for LGBTQ+ youth throughout Northeast Ohio. Their responsibilities include:
- Assisting with Drop-IN youth and promoting a welcoming environment
- Volunteering with the #PowerUpPowerOut modules
- Attending community outreach events and connecting with local GSAs
- Running committees for special youth events like the QYA Retreat and Queer Prom
- Supporting the development of new QYou programs like QGen or QZine
- QYA participants have weekly meetings with program staff where they brainstorm and plan out their community involvement. Currently, these meetings are held Thursdays at 5 PM. For more information, please contact a QYou Coordinator