Guest Artist, The LGBTQ Center – Rainbow Alley
Nadine Bridges has dedicated herself to working with and advocating for under-served youth and marginalized communities for the past 19 years. She is passionate about empowerment, social justice, and inclusiveness work. Previously, she worked as a youth and family engagement manager/clinical case manager for Denver Urban Scholars. Nadine volunteered in Nicaragua with the Peace Corps in the youth development sector; started her own mentor program during her undergraduate years at the College of Charleston; and taught Spanish at a charter school in Charleston, South Carolina. Currently, Nadine works as an adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver. Nadine earned her BS in Biology from the College of Charleston and her Master of Social Work from the University of Denver along with a Certificate for Social Work with Latinos/as.
“I am honored to become a part of The Center,” Nadine said. “My passion is, and always will be, to understand youth, diversity, the world we live in, and how these factors affect each and every one of us. I am impressed by the support that Rainbow Alley has offered LGBTQ youth and look forward to forming and collaborating with new community partners; building capacity; as well as advocating for and working with the youth we serve.”
LGBTQ Resources and Connections
Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, Dance, Musical Theatre, Tech, ,
Nadine Bridges, Director of Rainbow Alley at The LGBTQ Center in Denver, will share resources that are available to youth in Colorado. This session will be an informal discussion which will support LGBTQ youth where you are at. Straight friends are welcome to attend to support and learn with their LGBTQ neighbors. No questions will be turned down, and support for what you are living with on a daily basis will be the focus of this workshop. “Love is love, is love, is love.” - Lin-Manuel Miranda