Congratulations to Deszeree Thomas

Congratulations to Deszeree Thomas on her recent appointment to a committee organized by UCLA’s Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy and sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Palette Fund.   The purpose of the committee is to propose a research agenda for LGBTQ youth of color in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems; to co-author a research report entitled “LGBTQ Youth of Color in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems: Crafting an Intersectional Research Agenda to Promote Opportunities and Well Being”; and to serve as a community of junior and senior scholars who will collaborate on research focused on promoting positive outcomes around system-involved LGBTQ youth of color.