May 13 2017 "We Will Not Be Silent"

Keynote Speech from Steven Romeo @ 6PM @ FIVE POINTS PARK DOWNTOWN SARASOTA

May 13th 2017 – 6PM
KEYNOTE SPEECH FROM STEVEN ROMEO
Five Points Park
Downtown Sarasota

Steven Romeo, MPA is the founder, Executive Director and primary artist for The Change Project based in Birmingham, Ala. Their work was recognized by The White House in November of 2015 as an LGBT Artist Champion of Change. Romeo’s collection entitled IAMHIV was recognized in 2016 by the Human Rights Campaign, and they were a part of the inaugural HIV 360 Fellowship Class. Romeo has exhibited in many group exhibitions across the United States, and uses their artwork to elevate the voices of LGBTQ people across the country. Romeo is an alumni of the Young People For Fellowship, and has previously served on the board of directors for Equality Alabama. Romeo received their undergraduate degree in political science from The University of Alabama, and their Master in Public Administration from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. They currently live in Nashville, TN with their partner, Justin.

 

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