Join the Audre Lorde Project: 2019 Application to the Board of Directors
The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit and Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.

About the Board of Directors:

The ALP Board of Directors is currently a working board that meets at least once a month. In addition to participating in regular Board meetings, all members of the Board are expected to: participate in at least two committees; be willing to raise funds for the organization; lead at least one major activity or committee; be involved in at least one community-based organization that serves LGBTSTGNC People of Color; and serve on the Board for at least one two-year term.

The ALP Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for openings on the Board. ALP seeks to achieve a diverse Board, including trans and cis women, men, and gender nonconforming people; people who are living with HIV/AIDS; people with disabilities; representatives of varied people of color communities, both US-born and immigrant; of varying ages, including young people under 21; of various class and educational backgrounds; from various NYC boroughs and surrounding areas. We are seeking individuals with a range of skills and experience, particularly those who: have experience with transformative justice human resource practices; finance experience; fund and resource development expertise, or willingness to learn; and/or experience developing community-based programs.

Name *
Email *
Phone number *
Submit your cover letter or resume *
What attracts you to the Audre Lorde Project? Why do you want to join the Board? *
What experiences and/or skills do you have that could help the Project achieve its mission? (ex: involvement in LGBTSTGNC POC communities, activist experience, artistic skills, meeting facilitation, grant writing, program development, etc.)
ALP seeks a diverse Board with members from various communities. What communities and concerns are most important to you? *
What kind of role would you like to play on the Board? *
What do you hope to gain from being involved in the ALP Board? *
Please list any current and past organizational and/or Board affiliations, if any: *
(Please include the name of the organization, years involved, and your position within the organization.)
Board members can expect to spend up to 10 hours/month on ALP activities/meetings. Is this feasible for you? *
Is there anything else that you would like the Board selection committee to know about you? *
Please check all boxes that reflect skills and experiences that you bring.
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