National Youth Pride Services is proud to announce it’s Third Annual list of 50 Winners Who Are Helping Others Win on our national magazine RizeUp! We used our national membership of youth and young adults across the U.S. to come up with the list and we are excited to see who they are not only watching, but learning from.
Erik Glenn began his work with Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus as Program Manager in 2012. As a recent graduate of University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration Masters Program, he used his social work training to manage the Caucus’s programming portfolio. This included a diverse set of responsibilities such as leading monthly behavioral interventions, editing a quarterly health and lifestyle magazine, and developing the Caucus’s sexual health management mobile app. Last year, he was promoted to Executive Director of Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus with a charge of using his expertise in HIV and working with Black gay, bisexual, and same gender loving men to spearhead the Caucus’s new strategic planning process. He is a member of the AFC’s Service Provider Council Executive Committee, Black Treatment Advocates Network, Westside HIV/AIDS Regional Planning group, and a recent member of Chicago Area HIV Integrated Services Council.