Show #7 Inclusionism with Black & Latino LGBTQ Coalition with Carmen Neely & Dr John Martin Green

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Jun 02 2019 57 mins  
This week we invite The Black & Latino LGBTQ Coalition of New York to talk about the state of Queer and Same Gender Loving (SGL) People of Color. The New York Coalition is the largest coalition of its type in the world with nearly 30 different organizations in some form of coordination. Guests: represent at least 3 of the groups in the coalition. Carmen Neely Co Founder & President of HarlemPride ( Pat Martin & Paulette Thomas-Martin Founders of Harlem YES John Martin Green John-Martin Green, Ed.D is Founder and Executive Director of The Gatekeeper's Collective (TGC), (, a resiliency enhancement network of same gender loving (SGL) African descended men which works to facilitate identity reformation, empowerment, health promotion and wellness. As Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Blackberry Productions Documentary Theatre Company,John-Martin develops and produces theater that sheds light on issues impacting our communities, and creates forums for a multiplicity of voices and perspectives in solutions-focused reflection. As an educator, he was a co-founder and co-director over a decade, of Changing Scenes, an OBIEAwardwinning arts-based crisis intervention program for juvenile offenders. There he created a theatre workshop wherein participants explored their relationship to issues of human needs, power, control, self-concept, personal responsibility and societal expectations. Currently, Dr. Green teaches community health and interpersonal relations at Hostos College, of the City University of New York, and has taught theatre at New School University, Brooklyn College, and SUNYcampuses at Old Westburyand Nassau Community College. Directing credits include: "The Rootwoman" by Michael Bradford at Harlem Stage, "Three Sisters," "Willie’s Cut & Shine," and "A Different Flava" at Ensemble Studio Theatre, "The Hand that Slapped Kate" at Bay Street Theatre and "Spiritual Journey" at the Apollo Theatre. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: