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Queer Home KEYNOTE

  • VAE Raleigh 309 W Martin St Raleigh, NC 27601 (map)


What does it mean to create home through a queer lens? In all areas of our life? How do we create boundaries and balance when we have not been given models on how to make queer home together? Cole of Brioxy will talk with us about this as a leader and partner.

This event is FREE and open to the public. However, space is limited so please RSVP



Brioxy is an organization founded by Cole in 2015 that seeks to empower young professionals of color by connecting them to the peer network, practical advice, and insider knowledge that can help them thrive in the education and employment landscape. Through an online and mobile networking platform, Brioxy aims to invest in and empower the rising generation of youth of color, while creating a forum for them to organize around systemic change in policy and practice. This May, Brioxy brought its online network to Washington, DC, where it hosted its inaugural White House Summit for Innovators of Color, convening 100 of the country's top innovators of color to discuss a potential policy agenda targeting advancements in health, education, and economic opportunity for this growing group.

β€œThe broader vision for Brioxy is to be a catalyst for changing the opportunity infrastructure within communities of color and to ensure that youth of color are driving growth within their own communities. The rising generation is more diverse than ever before. Youth of color will be the ones shepherding the economy in the coming decades, and you have this cohort of incredibly talented young people in this country who are standing ready to lead, to develop, to build all kinds of things. And we're not going to wait for someone else to give us what we need. We're going to organize ourselves.” -Cole

This is an excerpt from a terrific interview with Cole at Policy Link. Check it out!

Earlier Event: February 8
Queer Home House Show
Later Event: February 16
35th Annual VAE Gala