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Captain Young

Captain Young is the LGBTQ Youth Advocate at Our Space, a queer/trans youth center in the East Bay.  Our Space a Bay Area youth center which holds the experiences, strengths and needs of youth impacted by institutions at its core, and recognizes these youth as fierce love change agents in our communities.  Captain was one of these young people who made it through some of these institutions and is compassionate about giving back and empowering youth.  Recognizing the need for people of color in all capacities especially leadership to make positive changes around queer sexuality Captain has traveled the nation as a part of many social justice movements. Captain is also a part of PAYCD, part of the Alliance for reducing racial disproportionality and disparities in child welfare with the Center for the Study of Social Policy.