SMYAL News

July 31, 2014

Announcing Our New Executive Director: Sultan Shakir

We are beyond excited to share with you that SMYAL's next Executive Director is Sultan Shakir! Stay tuned for opportunities to meet Sultan and hear more on why he believes in the power of LGBTQ youth. Until then, please enjoy the following article to learn more about Sultan's experience working alongside with LGBTQ youth.
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June 24, 2014

Apply for a Fall Internship with SMYAL!

Looking for an internship this fall? SMYAL is currently seeking a Fall Special Events Intern who can assist in planning our largest and most dynamic event of the year, SMYAL's Annual Fall Brunch. Click below for more information and to submit your application!
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June 4, 2014

Capital Pride Weekend

March with us in the Capital Pride Parade this weekend! All local youth (and SMYAL alums!) are invited to join our contingent -- meet us at SMYAL by 2:30 PM on Saturday 6/7. Plus, click below for more details about the weekend, including the Queer & Now youth dance and Capital Pride Festival!
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May 9, 2014

GSA Activist Camp

Applications are now open for this summer's GSA Activist Camp! Click below to apply to join 30 of your peers for a weekend retreat that will change the way you see the world and give you the keys to make a difference for LGBTQ students at your school
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March 21, 2014

Cathy Chu Honored Among the 'Sheroes of the Movement'

We've always known that SMYAL is full of heroes, sheroes, and everything else across the spectrum of wonderful-deed-doers, but we are especially excited to see Cathy Chu honored this week as one of the "Sheroes of the Movement" by the DC Mayor's Office of GLBT Affairs.
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March 19, 2014

Be Part of This Spring's WLI Retreat!

Applications are now available to join the Women's Leadership Institute's Spring Retreat! The retreat happens April 4-6 out in Maryland and is totally FREE. Please return the forms (downloadable through the link below) by April 3.
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