OutSpoken Speakers Bureau
OutSpoken is a diverse group of LGBTQ and allied youth, adults, organizations, and providers dedicated to challenging bullying, oppression and anti-LGBTQ violence in our schools and communities. An exciting employment opportunity, OutSpoken pays and trains youth ages 13-24 to be educators and leaders who directly address and challenge the systems that impact their lives. OutSpoken offers ongoing support to youth for to strengthen job readiness skills and leadership development. Panelists are hired as independent contractors and paid $20/hour!
Are you interested in joining but are over the age of 24? Contact email@example.com to see if becoming a facilitator for the program is a good fit for you!
Are you a youth wanting to get involved?
We’re so excited to hear the stories and experiences you have to share! To join the OutSpoken Speaker’s Bureau, follow the following steps:
Complete the W-9 form; if filling out a W-9 is an issue for any reason please reach out.
Send the completed file(s) via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (feel free to take a picture of a physical copy if scanning is not an option.) If you are unable to access these files digitally contact email@example.com to arrange for a meeting to receive physical materials.
After confirmation of application, there are then two options:
After completing the above steps you’ll be added to the Newsletter listserv and invited to join our social media groups. Panelists may then sign up for panels, tabling, and other events voluntarily by responding to the newsletter or committing via social media.
Interested in having a panel of LGBT and allied youth at your school, organization or event?
We have a wonderful pool of over 75 young people excited for opportunities to share their experiences and knowledge. We have panels available on the topics of coming out, youth empowerment, anti-oppression, being queer youth of color, experiences in foster care, alternative education, experiences in faith communities and much, much more! Please contact us at 206-568-7777 using the form below.