Young Leaders of The Center

The Young Leaders of The Center is a community-building organization dedicated to philanthropy, volunteerism, and networking for the next generation of Center advocates, donors, and community leaders.

The Young Leaders’ guiding pillars are:

  • Philanthropy: Raise funds to support The Center and its programs through membership fees, YL fundraising events, and participation in Center events.
  • Volunteerism: Support Center initiatives and other community organizations by giving our time.
  • Networking: Increase awareness of The Center among young LGBTQ New Yorkers and allies by educating themselves about Center programs, partnering with other organizations in the community, and facilitating networking events among existing members.

An entry level YL membership starts at $150/year (or $12.50/mo) and includes the following benefits:

  • Invitations to special Center events year round
  • Subscription to Center Happenings, our bi-weekly e-newsletter
  • Team training opportunities for Cycle for the Cause
  • Eligibility for participation on the Young Leaders Council
  • Exclusive opportunities to volunteer at Center events and programs

Become a Young Leader!

Join Today

Contact Us

Reach out for more information and to be in the know about upcoming Young Leader social events and volunteer opportunities.

The Young Leaders Council is an active and diverse group of young New Yorkers committed to The Center and its work. The Council advises Center staff and board members and develops programming to engage its demographic as Center supporters, members, volunteers and leaders.

Timothy Napoli
Jeffrey Wong

Communications Lead
Noah LaClair

Engagement Lead
Nick Lemieux

Fundraising Lead
Daniel Pooler

Team YL Captain
Abel Flint

Volunteer Lead
Justin Schlacks

Deputy Leads
Ose Arheghan
Isaac Goldstein
Brian Kirn
Alexander Lein
Bryce Prenovost
Rick Swanton