Young Leaders Council

Staying Inspired and Giving Back: Why I joined the YLC

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If you’ve made it to this page, you already know Fenway Health is a cutting-edge health center, and one of the largest in the world specializing in LGBT health. You might not know that Fenway serves over 21,000 patients with more than 109,000 visits per year in primary care, dentistry, optometry and behavioral health. Demographically, 1,800 of those patients are living with HIV, more than 1,200 are transgender, and about 2,000 are LGBT youth, many of whom are homeless after being disowned because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. I work for Fenway at the National LGBT Health Education 
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Meet the Co-Chairs of Fenway Health’s Young Leaders Council

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Becky Sniderman and Joblin Younger are Co-Chairs of the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health. Becky and Joblin were recently elected to serve a two-year term, during which they will represent the YLC to the greater Fenway community. These two fearless, passionate, and dedicated leaders are helping to shape Fenway’s future, all through their work with the YLC.  They’ll be planning events, recruiting new members, and leading the YLC’s 25-person Steering Committee. Here’s a little more about who they are, what they do, and why they care so much. Becky Sniderman Occupation: Executive Assistant to the Office of the President 
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Why I’m Riding in Harbor to the Bay

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I’m riding for Team YLC (Young Leaders Council) this year and couldn’t be more proud to support an organization that is a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This is my first time riding for a cause and with a team, and my first time riding 126 miles in a single GO (!) I’m really looking forward to training with our YLC team this summer, and pushing myself down the Massachusetts coast in September. Along with being a ride for a wonderful cause, it’s also a personal challenge and personal goal (I’m back on my bike for the first time 
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GO DEEP: A Movie Night with the Fenway Health Young Leaders Council

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[responsive_vimeo 31893050] On Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m., the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health will host a movie night to bring together our nearest, dearest and queerest. (Straight friends, you should come too!) And this is no ordinary popcorn party. In conjunction with the 29th Annual Boston LGBT Film Festival, the YLC will host a special screening of “deepsouth.” It’s a riveting, award-winning documentary that examines the struggles to support HIV/AIDS education and advocacy in the American south: where rates of infection are high, access to services is limited, and LGBT people—particularly those of color—are especially marginalized. “deepsouth” 
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Harbor to the Bay: Big Challenge, Big Rewards

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[youtube]http://youtu.be/kQwWgyHP92s[/youtube] View Peter’s time lapse video of his 126-mile bike ride from Boston to Provincetown. “126 miles is a lot of time to think. And what I think is this is the best example of the human race.”—Mark Tye, brother of Michael Tye, at Harbor to the Bay Ride Ten’s closing ceremony It took over 10 hours of pedaling (and pedaling, and pedaling), but I—just barely—made it all the way from Boston to Provincetown for this year’s Harbor to the Bay ride. Volunteering as a crew member last year, I was inspired by the passion and sense of community that 
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