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Leadership Lunch with Chris Paulsen

Leadership Lunches offer you nourishment for the body and soul. Our next course will focus on building community in times of transition. Learn from Chris Paulsen, executive director of Indiana Youth Group, as she tells her story of working with LGBTQ youth in Indianapolis.

Indiana Youth Group serves LGBTQ+ youth and their straight allies, ages 12-20. IYG provides a tutoring, food, education, suicide prevention programming and a safe space for youth. IYG also runs the Gender Sexuality Alliance in Indiana for youth in over 90 schools statewide.

Chris has a been an active member of the LGBTQ+ movement as a board member and President of Indiana Equality Action, a founding board member of Freedom Indiana during the marriage amendment fight, and as a member of the capital campaign committee of Indiana Youth Group.  

Chris has an undergraduate degree from Hanover College and a MBA from IU-Southeast.    She has lived on the south side of Indianapolis, with her wife Deanna Medsker, for 20 years. 

This program is supported by the Indiana National Guard and a part of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week.

Thursday November 16, 2017 12:00 PM
Thursday November 16, 2017 01:00 PM
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