Base-building & Outreach
To create real social change in our communities, we need to build a strong membership base. FIERCE builds our membership base through street outreach, monthly base-building events, and presentations at LGBTQ youth service organizations. FIERCE has reached thousands of LGBTQ youth of color in NYC with our membership base exceeding 1300 LGBTQ youth of color.
FIERCE has developed our own unique style of outreach through established social networks (in-person and online) and by engaging other LGBTQ youth in the language, culture and style that is specific to our community.
FIERCE also has an Organizing Committee, which consists of FIERCE members who are dedicated to building our membership base, leading our campaign work and engaging in media projects. We do regular street outreach, flyer drop offs, and workshops at other organizations & Gay-Straight-Alliance groups in High Schools about FIERCE's work.
Joining the Outreach Team is a fun way to become a positive voice in our community and an active member at FIERCE. To join the Outreach Team you need to be a member of FIERCE. Click HERE to sign up to be a member of FIERCE.
FIERCE is also available to do presentations at your organization or High School to talk to your LGBTQ youth about FIERCE. It is important to us to reach as many LGBTQ youth as possible, and to build relationships with groups who support our work. If you would like FIERCE to do a presentation at your organization or school for your LGBTQ youth, please contact our Organizer Lee Jimenez.
MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS: 1st Tuesday of every month
*The Next Membership Meeting will be on June 11, 2013, 5-7:30
Want to know what FIERCE is up to? Want to meet more members? Are you new and wanna get down? Are you a member and haven't been around for a minute? Membership Meeting are a great way to GET INFORMED and GET INVOLVED!
FIERCE FRIDAY: Last Friday of every month
Parties, open mics, speak outs, workshops, discussions, movie nights - FIERCE Friday is where it's going down! Come meet other FIERCE members and chill out over some grub and peace conversation.
It is always great to be able to have political discussions, go to major actions and help spread the work of FIERCE. However it is also great to make sure you are keeping yourself well while doing that. This is a space to meditate, center yourself, learn self-defense, maintain healthy relationship, rejuvanate in the beach while working out. STAY HEALTHY! For more info about this event please click HERE or contact our Leadership Development Director Emerson Brisbon.
Time to politick over the issues that mean most to us. This is a space where we talk deeper than what's on the surface, and dissect why we experience some of the messed up things we go through. Let's Politik also features some of the most exciting workshops that deal with sex, gender, gender identity, and race. For more info about Let's Politicks, contact our Leadership Development Director Emerson Brisbon.