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Lauren Young

Lauren Young
Program Officer
Pronouns: she/her

Lauren came to Canada in 2015 as an LGBT-identified refugee from Jamaica. She has over 14 years of experience working as a client-facing professional in both government and non–profit organizations, most recently as a crisis counsellor volunteer with Victim Services Toronto and as a Newcomer Orientation Facilitator at The 519. A trained social service worker with expertise in trauma management and crisis intervention, who is passionate about the rights, freedom and well being of LGBTQI identified individuals to live their true authentic self and to participate equally in society. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys playing volleyball and is a HUGE fan of the Canadian Men’s Volleyball team.

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