About the Workshop
Presenters: Gensen DeLeon (she/her) and Aracely Lehman (she/they)
For: Both High School & Middle School Students
Description: The Santa Cruz Pride parade and festival occurs every June in downtown Santa Cruz. Last year was the first time there was a “Youth Pride.” What kind of youth events would you like to see at SC Pride? What ongoing events would you like to see SC Pride provide for youth? Join this workshop to hear about upcoming SC Pride plans and to provide your input for how SC Pride can be more inclusive for the youth of Santa Cruz County.
About the Presenters
Gensen DeLeon (she/ her)
Gensen is a senior at Santa Cruz High School and has been a member of the Santa Cruz Pride committee for the past two years. Additionally, Gensen was a 2021 QYLA award recipient.
Aracely Lehman (she/they)
Aracely is a senior at Santa Cruz High School. They are the president and founder of the school’s Latino Student Union. She also runs a non-profit to provide immigrant families with holiday gifts.