My First Job

Our community leaders share their first employment stories with tips about how to succeed in the workplace as LGBTQ+.

Pride Path Program Breakdown 

Pride Path Program Incentives 
  • MetroCard to get to and from training and internship
  • Flash drive during orientation
  • Solar charger at beginning of internship

Pride Path is NOW Boarding!
Apply for Spring 2019

Applications are open with new and innovative opportunities to help you reach your career goals.
If you are a LGBTQ+ young person between the ages of 18 and 24 looking for a safe space to explore your career choices, apply to Pride Path 2019 Spring cohort. To apply, click the button below, complete the form, and we will contact you for initial intake.

Apply Here


ARE YOU A BUSINESS interested in working with our young adults? Click here.
ARE YOU LGBTQ+, between the ages of 18-24 and struggle to find work that respects and supports your different identities? 
DO YOU LACK ACCESS to the tools, services and community support that would position you for professional success?

Brooklyn Community Pride Center is connecting local queer young adults to open, inclusive and LGBTQ+ friendly businesses. We want to create access to opportunities that will propel you into the careers you desire.
We offer career training opportunities for young adults such as job readiness, leadership development, financial empowerment, and resources for continued education. Hand-in-hand with our training program, we also offer social support to help navigate the constructs of gender, race and class in the workplace. This includes workshops from anti-discrimination to meditation; trans cultural competency to open mic nights. Not only will you receive professional development, but you will also learn your legal rights and tools of self-care.

Advocating for Equitable Employment in the LGBTQ+ Community 
In addition to training, internships, and jobs, you will have the opportunity to participate in a study in partnership with the New York Institute of Technology Department of Occupational Therapy as a service to the field. As you might know, there is a lack of information about LGBTQ+ workforce readiness and the need for services to support equitable employment.
The study will provide important information that will improve the program and uplift the community through research. Participation in the study is completely voluntary and all information will remain confidential. More information will be provided at in-take.
Participation in the study is completely voluntary and all information will remain confidential. More information will be provided at in-take.

Leadership funding for the Pride Path program is provided by the New York Community Trust

Got questions?

Email SahLeem Israel Butler, Pride Path Program Manager, or call 347-889-7719.

Program Community Navigator:
What’s Happening in and Around the Center 

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  • Pink Cloud AA Group
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  • Private meeting
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  • Health Insurance Enrollment (Callen-Lorde)
  • UPFRONT Support Group: LGBTQ+ Foster Youth (Fostering Change for Children)
  • Lambda Independent Democrats meeting
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  • FREE HIV Testing and Sex Kits for Everybody! (Family Health Centers at NYU Langone and Turning Point - Brooklyn)
  • Pride Path: OT Profile Group Activity
  • Pride Path Workshop
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  • CAMBA Mpowerment Training
  • The GHOST Project
  • Pride Path - Friday Night Live
  • FREE HIV and Hep C Testing for all (The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc.)
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  • FREE HIV Testing
  • Center OPEN from 2pm-9pm. CLOSING ONE HOUR EARLY TODAY!
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  • LGBTQ+ Small Dog Meetup
  • FREE HIV Testing
  • Center OPEN 10am - 4pm
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  • Private meeting
  • CAMBA Weekly Meeting
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  • Pride Path Workshop
  • Trans & Gender Non Conforming Adult Support Group
  • Pink Cloud AA Group
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  • Health Insurance Enrollment (Callen-Lorde)
  • UPFRONT Support Group: LGBTQ+ Foster Youth (Fostering Change for Children)
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  • FREE HIV Testing and Sex Kits for Everybody! (Family Health Centers at NYU Langone and Turning Point - Brooklyn)
  • Pride Path Workshop
  • BKLYN LGBTQ+ History Series
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  • Pride Path Hangout
  • LGBTQ+ Board Game Night
  • Jere Closes
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  • Center Spring Cleaning Day
  • 2019 Trans Visibility Wig & Clothing Drive
  • FREE HIV Testing
  • Center OPEN from 2pm-10pm
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  • Center OPEN 10am - 4pm

Other Programs & Resources

ARTS & CULTURE

Come OUT and… CREATE
The arts make our creativity visible and we want you to express yourself.

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ELDER PRIDE

Come OUT and… TEACH
You’ve paved the way for those who have come after and we want to hear from you about programs and services that meet your needs and interests.

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TGNC PRIDE

Come OUT and… BELONG
We’re here for you and want to hear from you about activities, services, and programs that that meet your needs and priorities.

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12-STEP & SUPPORT

Come OUT and… HEAL
The Center provides a safe, supportive environment for many groups to meet — and we’re looking to provide more.

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RESOURCES

Brooklyn and New York City have a rich history of providing resources to the community. Resources and partners of the Brooklyn Community Pride Center are compiled from LGBTetc.com and additional sources.

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