Youthquest LGBTQ Program

YOUTH QUEST IS AN LGBTQ PROGRAM

whose purpose at VAYLA is to raise awareness of the LGBTQ community and issues in the New Orleans East community. Youth Quest strives to provide a support system and safe space for LGBTQ youth. The vision of Youth Quest is to empower and educate LGBTQ youth and their allies to build confidence and competence.

 

YOUTH QUEST TEAM

Tony Nguyen / President
TONYNGUYEN@VAYLA-NO.ORG

~ Create, communicate, and implement the program’s vision, mission, and overall direction
~ Lead, guide, direct, and evaluate the work of other executive leaders including board members
~ Formulate and implement the strategic plan that guides the direction of the program

 

 

CassandraTran   /   EducationCoordinator

CASSANDRA@VAYLA-NO.ORG

~ Plan and implement educational curriculum
~ Build relationships with members of the community to ensure that members have adequate learning material
~ Oversee the planning, organizing and implementation of the curriculum, and ensure that the program supports mental health, nutrition, parent involvement and social services

 

 

NickyCao  /   CommunicationsCoordinator

NICKY@VAYLA-NO.ORG

~ Develop relationships and create effective solutions to communication problems
~ Send information to social media channels and other communication platforms
~ Implement an organization’s communication strategies and work toward improving its public image
~ Promote awareness of the program + communicates w/ constituents through media relations, marketing, + public relations

 

 

JimmyBui  /   EventsCoordinator

JIMMY@VAYLA-NO.ORG

~ Research markets to identify opportunities for event
~ Produce detailed proposals for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets
~ Organize facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media
~ Identify and secure speakers or special guests

 

FOR PROGRAM UPDATES:

Facebook page: http://bit.ly/LGBTQVAYLA