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We’re excited to announce that Louisiana Youth For Truth (LYFT) of the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies (IWES) is looking for youth activists like you!

IWES is currently looking for 10 passionate youth activists who care about sexual and reproductive health. Apply here!

As a member of Louisiana Youth for Truth (LYFT) you will work to support and promote comprehensive sex education and increased access to sexual and reproductive health services for all young people across the state.

Applications are due May 1, send in yours today.

Applicants must:

  • Be a high school or college student, age 15-24, with a passion for sexual health advocacy,including HIV/STI prevention, LGBTQ health and rights, and/or social justice issues;

  • Have good leadership and a proven ability to work well in a group

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Experience using social networking and social media tools such as Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Tumblr; and

  • Have the ability to work respectfully with a wide range of groups and individuals, including LGBT (lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender) persons, people of different cultural, religious, racial, and political backgrounds, and people with disabilities.

If you have any questions about LYFT or about the application process, please contact the LYFT Coordinator Kaitlyn Marchesano, at kmarchesano@iwesnola.org or call 504.599.7712.

Let’s go Louisiana!

In solidarity,

Sophia Kerby

Manager, State Policy and Partnerships

Advocates for Youth

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