Rachel Timoner

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Short Description: 

Rachel Timoner acted as the community campaign director for Lavender Youth Recreation & Information Center

Winner/Finalist Info
Finalist or Winner: 
Winner
State: 
CA
Describe what this winner does/did: 
Rachel Timoner acted as the community campaign director for Lavender Youth Recreation & Information Center (LYRIC) whcih is a community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQQ) youth

In the fiscal year ending June 2004, LYRIC reached over 2,000 young people through their local programming and received 10,284 calls to their national Talkline/Infoline (60% from within California). The organization also reached approximately 5,232 youth in San Francisco through their outreach activities. Because of their emphasis on peer-based support, youth participation reaches all levels of the agency, including the staff and board. LYRIC has become an acknowledged model for similar agencies around the country.

Year in which award/grant was awarded: 
1997