Amanda Rodriguez

Amanda Rodriguez

Amanda is a 23 year old case manager who specializes in youth, high-risk and LGBT populations in the western region of Puerto Rico. She was born in Florida on the afternoon of April 30, 1991 and moved to Puerto Rico at a young age. Amanda currently works for MHCare, Inc., having volunteered for the clinic […]

Kristopher Sharp

Kristopher Sharp

Kristopher Sharp is a senior majoring in Social Work at the University of Houston-Downtown. He currently works as a Policy Advocate for One Voice Texas and a Community Organizer with the Texas Democratic Party. Kristopher looks forwarding to connecting with a new generation of young leaders who are working to improve the lives of people […]

Chaneil Scott

Chaneil Scott

Chaneil Scott is a budding social worker, currently pursing a Masters in Social Work an Temple University in Philadelphia, which is also her hometown. Her interest in the HIV/AIDS field began in 2005 after attending the Voices Conference in Washington, DC. From that experience she has been involved in the HIV/AIDS community on and off […]

Karól Soto

Karól Soto

My name is Karól Soto and I’m 25 years old originally from Lima, Peru. I currently work as a HIV Counselor for Hyacinth Foundation in Paterson, New Jersey. We provide HIV testing across the state on a RV. I have a background working with youth with behavioral problems, LGBTQ youth, homeless people in Mission District […]

Narong Sokhom

Narong Sokhom

Narong is a first-generation queer Cambodian-American, graphic designer, and gamer. He was born and raised in Lynn, Massachusetts and currently works at The Boston Alliance of LGBTQ Youth (BAGLY) as the Boston Programs Coordinator. His responsibilities include organizing the youth program known as QTYPAD (Queer and Trans* Youth of Pan Asian Descent), leading youth leadership […]

Martez Smith

Martez Smith

Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, I am a graduate of The Ohio State University (OSU) where I majored in Social Work. During my time at OSU, I became involved in the ballroom scene/house culture as well as several social justice organizations. The Ballroom scene and involvement with social justice orgs served as catalysts, propelling […]

Lawrence Stallworth II

Lawrence Stallworth II

Since speaking publicly about his HIV-positive status in local schools only a couple of months after his HIV positive diagnosis in April of 2009, Lawrence Stallworth II has since shared his story at the United Nations Headquarters for a 2011 World AIDS Day Special Briefing, at the United States Conference on AIDS in 2011, and […]

Reginald “Regi” Stevenson

Reginald “Regi” Stevenson

Reginald Stevenson, was born and raised in Jackson, MS. After completing high school, he entered college at Jackson State University. In September 2010, he was asked to join the My Brother’s Keeper, Inc staff. Mr. Stevenson is a Trainer/Facilitator at My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. He is also the Transportation Coordinator for Open Arms Healthcare Center, […]

Maiah Taylor

Maiah Taylor

Maiah Taylor is a New College of Florida graduate, having earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology. She is currently a graduate student at the University of South Florida- St. Petersburg studying psychology while also conducting research regarding mental toughness, personality, and benefit finding. Over the past 4 years Maiah has worked alongside HIV/AIDS […]