: Mickey Stone has over 20 years of experience working with youth as an educator and program director for nonprofit youth organizations. The ALSO Youth Board of Directors is confident he will be an effective leader and guide the organization in achieving its goals. Mickey most recently served as the Performing Arts teacher and team leader at Sarasota School of Arts & Sciences. He has previously worked as a Program Director for youth programs in San Diego, CA and Maitland, FL. In his prior roles, Mickey has created curriculum for adolescent youths, developed after school programs and facilitated training and workshops for youth and parents. He has successfully raised funds to produce school theater productions and educational trips for students.
Mickey, who holds an advanced degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Western Governors University, is looking forward to his new role and working with our community of supporters. He notes “I am beyond excited to join the ALSO Youth team. I look forward to working with the team to continue delivering quality programming and community outreach to the Sarasota and Manatee LGBTQ population and our allies.”
COASTAL RAINBOW FORUM - STEVE RYAN
A Forum that interviews interesting people for their perspectives on local, regional, and international issues that impact the LGBTQIA Community. Included are many personal 1st person stories which shows why the struggle for LGBTQIA rights must continue. We will also report on issues and local events that directly impact the Florida West Coast LGBTQIA Community.