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DELTA PHI UPSILON FRATERNITY, INC.

G OLD T IE Gayla 2013


The Gold Tie Gayla

Presented By The Executive Council And The National Honorary Members & Awards Committee

Of DELTA PHI UPSILON FRATERNITY, INC.® For The Presentation Of Its

National Merit Awards Honoring

Distinguished Members Of Delta Phi Upsilon And Community Leaders and LGBT Advocates

The Studio Gallery Washington, DC

Held During Its 5 th International Boulé July 20, 2013


The Brothers of Delta Phi Upsilon would like to extend a special thank you to our partners:

D’Concierge Events Dorsey Printing Services Nellie’s Sports Bar 900 U Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 Omicron Epsilon Pi Sorority, Inc.


Table of Contents Evening Program...............................................................................................1 WELCOME LET TERS From the National President.......................................................................2 From the National Honorary Members & Awards Committee Chairman..................................................................3 From the Mayor of the District of Columbia.............................................4 DELTA PHI UPSILON DIRECTORATE Board of Directors.........................................................................................6 Standing Committee Chairmen..................................................................6 Corporate Office Staff..................................................................................6 Gold Tie Gayla Officials................................................................................6 THE DELTA PHI UPSILON STORY Fraternity History..........................................................................................7 Fraternity Mission.........................................................................................7 Fraternity Vision............................................................................................7 Fraternity Organizational Structure...........................................................7 Fraternity National Programs......................................................................7 National Program Calendar.........................................................................8 HONOR RECIPIENTS BIOGRAPHIES Earl D. Fowlkes.. .............................................................................................9 Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks.. .......................................................................... 10 THE BAYARD RUSTIN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Bayard Rustin: The Life, The Legacy........................................................ 12 History of Bayard Rustin Scholarship.. .................................................... 13 The Scholarship Recipient........................................................................ 14


The 2013 Gold Tie Gayla Evening Program COCKTAIL RECEPTION 7:30 p.m. WELCOME ADDRESS 8:30 p.m. Brother Darryl L. Wilson, Jr. National Honorary Members and Awards Committee Chairman INTRODUCTION OF MASTER OF CEREMONY Brother Darryl L. Wilson, Jr. COMEDIC ENTERTAINMENT Mr. Sampson McCormick Master of Ceremony REGIONAL WELCOME Brother Arthur Mockabee North Atlantic Regional Director PROGRAM: THE HEART OF DELTA PHI UPSILON Brother Harrison Guy Vice President VOCAL PERFORMANCE Ms. Tamara Wellons PRESENTATION OF NATIONAL MERIT AWARDS PRESENTATION OF BAYARD RUSTIN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CLOSING REMARKS Brother Kendrick T. Clack National President

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The National President Greetings! It is with great enthusiasm that I welcome you to the 2nd biennial Gold Tie Gayla. This event serves as a venue to honor community individuals and students whose works in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community parallel those of Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity, Inc. Tonight, we will also recognize members of the fraternity who have excelled in promoting our national programs and executing our mission and vision. In brief, Delta Phi Upsilon is the oldest Greek-lettered organization established for gay men of color. We consist of chapters and members spread across major cities in the United States, who reach hundreds while exemplifying our motto of “Service to our Kind.” It is through our five target programs of Health Awareness, Education, Political Empowerment, History and Heritage and Global Awareness that we collectively execute our mission to improve the public stature of same gender loving people. In keeping with our mission, we will recognize the works of organizations and individuals who have devoted several years to the fight for civil justice and equality for LGBT individuals. In addition, we will present our inaugural Bayard Rustin Scholarship to a deserving student who has excelled in both the classroom and the community. These individuals have withstood many obstacles in their protest against society’s refusal to acknowledge the dignity of our community, so it is only fitting that we acknowledge their brave actions and honor the legacy of a past visionary who believed that, “to be afraid is to behave as if the truth were no true.” As we leave here tonight, let us be reminded that these organizations and individuals cannot win the war alone. Pick a battle that is close to your heart and join the fight for quality. I want to thank you for joining us this evening, with special thanks to Mr. Sampson McCormick for contributing his talents to making this a memorable event. Please enjoy your evening! Kendrick T. Clack National President

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The Chairman of the National Honorary Members & Awards Committee Brothers, Friends and Supporters, With great pride I bring you greetings as the Executive Director and chairman of the National Honorary Members & Awards Committee of Delta Phi Upsilon. Tonight we gather in this 2nd Gold Tie Gayla to pay tribute to the men who wear the badge of Delta Phi Upsilon with pride and the chapters who breathe life into her motto of “Service to our Kind.� We also honor two highly deserving community leaders for their years and dedication and service to the LGBT community, as we present our Humanitarian Award to Sharon LettmanHicks and our Pioneer Award to Earl Fowlkes. In yet another Delta first, we will present the inaugural Bayard Rustin Scholarship Award to a young college educated Black gay man. He is intellectual, driven, and committed to making a positive difference in this world. It is not only a pleasure but a humbling honor for Delta Phi Upsilon to be a part of his inspiring journey. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the members of the National Honorary Members & Awards Committee, who have poured their heart and soul into the task of making this event a success. Some may never know the work required of an event of this magnitude; it is important that we acknowledge those who give of themselves so selflessly. We appreciate all of our supporters and thank you for your commitment and support. For those of you who are joining us for the first time, we hope you will join us again in the future. Please enjoy your time tonight and we hope to see you again in 2015! Darryl L. Wilson, Jr. Chairman, National Honorary Members & Awards Committee

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DELTA PHI UPSILON DIRECTORATE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

KENDRICK T. CLACK NATIONAL PRESIDENT

ARTHUR MOCKABEE NORTH ATLANTIC REGIONAL DIREC TOR

HARRISON J. GUY NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT

BRANDON D. MACK NATIONAL SECRETARY

ADRIAN HOMER SOUTHWESTERN REGIONAL DIREC TOR

DARRYL L. WILSON, JR. EXECUTIVE DIREC TOR

S TANDING COMMIT TEE CHAIRMEN Membership...................................................................................................... Bro. Adrian Homer Standards.. .................................................................................................... Bro. Kendrick T. Clack Finance.. ........................................................................................................ Bro. Kendrick T. Clack Program/Lambda.. .......................................................................................... Bro. Harrison J. Guy Communications.. ........................................................................................ Bro. Brandon D. Mack Honorary Members & Awards................................................................ Bro. Darryl L. Wilson, Jr.

C ORPORATE OFFICE STAFF Executive Director & COO...................................................................... Bro. Darryl L. Wilson, Jr. Editor-in-Chief............................................................................................. Bro. Trevor A. Charles

G OLD TIE GAYLA OFFICIALS Presiding Officer.. ........................................................................................ Bro. Kendrick T. Clack Honorary Members/Awards Chairman................................................. Bro. Darryl L. Wilson, Jr. Vice President................................................................................................. Bro. Harrison J. Guy North Atlantic Regional Director............................................................. Bro. Arthur Mockabee Master of Ceremonies........................................................................... Mr. Sampson McCormick 6


THE DELTA PHI UPSILON STORY

FRATERNITY ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

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n 1985, Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity became America’s first Greek-letter organization established for gay men of color. Her roots date back to Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, where Trevor A. Charles of Miramar, Florida, conceived the idea for formation. He viewed the fraternity as a vehicle for enriching the social and intellectual aspects of college life by providing mental stimulation through interaction with friends and associates. In the year of her founding, Delta Phi Upsilon listed as her particular purpose or objective “to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards among Black gay men.” After her incorporation as a perpetual body, Delta Phi Upsilon gradually branched out and became the channel through which selected college-minded gay men worked to improve the social conditions in their city, state, nation and the world. Today, that tradition has continued - locally, nationally and internationally.

Governed by the Boulé, which meets biennially in National Convention

Regional Conferences held in 5 geographic regions during non-convention years

Leadership Conference held during nonconvention years

Policies implemented, established and enforced by an elected Board of Directors known as the Executive Council

Professional, knowledgeable staff, under the leadership of the Executive Director, operates the Corporate Office in Houston, TX

Activities conducted in accordance with the rules that govern organizations whose tax status is 501(c)(7).

FRATERNITY NATIONAL PROGRAMS The fraternity’s national programs are community outreach initiatives that have been adopted by the organization’s governing body and mandated for implementation by all of its chapters. The national programs of Delta Phi Upsilon include:

Delta Phi Upsilon continues to encourage intellectual achievement, improve the public stature of gay people, promote unity among gay men and support a progressive interest in the social and civic welfare of such men through a nucleus of civic-minded men in numerous chapters.

HEALTH AWARENESS: This program concentrates on increasing and heightening the awareness and level of concern regarding the prevention of HIV/AIDS, STDs, Alcohol & Substance Abuse, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Stroke and other health issues that affect people of color, with particular focus on gay men of color.

FRATERNITY MISSION Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity, Inc. improves the public stature of same gender loving people by supporting a progressive interest in the social and civic welfare of our community through the promotion of unity, educational advancement and community service.

Signature Program: – Project Prevention — The program’s components are designed to provide participants with the tools to maintain their health, reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases and manage their health to live as independently as possible.

FRATERNITY VISION The objective of this fraternity is to become the nations premier community service fraternity promoting unity through understanding and respect, educational advancement through scholarship, and leadership through courage.

EDUCATION: Through this program, brothers are tasked with the encouragement of young black gay men to return to, or enroll in a degree seeking program at a college, university, or school.

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Signature Program 1: Project: Lend A Hand This purpose of this program is to allow Delta Phi Upsilon members and individuals a way to lend a hand to communities who may be facing hard times, through donations of much needed household items.

Signature Program 1: – Project O.W.L (Outstanding Willingness to Learn) - The program consists of chapter sponsored seminars designed to introduce topics that are currently relevant to our community, with the goal of stimulating discussion and action. Signature Program 2: – Project MBK (My Brother’s Keeper) Mentoring Program - To foster and develop a league of self-invested, community minded young men and prepare them to be great contributors to society.

Signature Program 2: Project: Groomed - This purpose of this program is to assist disadvantaged men in reentering society as productive individuals.

NATIONAL PROGRAM CALENDAR

The objective of Project MBK is to serve as a support system for young community men by offering a safe space for dialogue and a place of purposed learning opportunities.

January • 15th - Founder’s Day • 21st - MLK Day of Service • Bayard Rustin Bowtie Brunch • Project MBK: Orientation

POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT: This program uses activities designed to develop our political acumen, monitor the legislative process, support gay positive legislation, and inform the gay community of upcoming events which politically impact them.

February • 7th - National Black HIV Awareness Day • Project O.W.L. Seminar: Living positively • Project MBK: Social

Signature Program: Project WATCHCARE - This program uses educational programs designed to educate, empower and engage LGBT and straightsupportive Americans in an ongoing dialogue about equality.

March • March Preparedness: Career/College Activity • Brotherhood Month April • 27th - National Volunteer Week • Project MBK: Service Project

HISTORY AND HERITAGE: The focus of this program includes events which express our appreciation of Black and/or gay icons of color and their contributions, and which serve to broaden public awareness of our rich black and gay legacy.

May • 17th - International Day Against Homophobia • Reel Talk: Bully

Signature Program: Project: Image - This program encourages and instills LGBT and Black pride in the members of Delta Phi Upsilon and the general community, through the preservation of human dignity, integrity, self-respect and self-esteem.

June • 27th - National Testing Day • LGBT Pride Month • Legacy Now:

HIV

July • 18-21 - Boulé • Day of Service: Washington DC • Project MBK: Project Image Activity

GLOBAL AWARENESS: As a member of the global community, Delta Phi Upsilon is acutely aware of its potential for leadership in the events which shape our daily lives, and remains poised to spring into action to address and serve the needs and concerns of the global community.

August • Operation Back Pack:

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School Supply Drive Pencils 4 Ghana Pencil Drive Project MBK: Book Club

September • 27th - National Gay Men’s Testing Day • Suicide Prevention Month • National Electronic campaign • Project O.W.L. Seminar: Politically Speaking October • 11th - National Coming Out Day • 25th - Delta’s Wear Pink • Reel Talk: Pariah • LGBT History Month: National Electronic Campaign (History Facts) • Project MBK: Game Night • Chapter Retreats November • We care: Men’s Health Initiative • Project MBK: Service Project December • Red Wishes & Golden Dreams: A Gift Drive • World AIDS Day: Facing AIDS • Project MBK: Holiday Mixer


EARL D. FOWLKES, JR. PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, CENTER FOR BLACK EQUITY

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arl D. Fowlkes Jr. serves as the President and CEO of the Center For Black Equity, Inc., originally founded in 1999 as the International Federation of Black Pride, a coalition of Black Pride organizers in the United States, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom, formed to promote a multinational network of LGBT Pride and communitybased organizations. With over thirty-plus Black Pride events and a yearly attendance of over 450,000, the IFBP Board of Directors voted in July, 2012 to change the name of the organization to the Center For Black Equity, resulting in an expanded mission and increased membership base. The Center For Black Equity is the only Black LGBT international organization in the world. Mr. Fowlkes previously served for fifteen years as the Executive Director of the DC Comprehensive AIDS Resources and Education Consortium (DC CARE Consortium) and Damien Ministries, organizations that provided services to Persons Living With HIV/AIDS in Washington, DC. As a licensed Social Worker in the state of New Jersey, Earl has worked on HIV/AIDS and LGBT issues for over twenty-five years. A born and dedicated leader, Earl serves on seven non-profit boards of directors and community advisory boards. Earl attended Rutgers University, graduating with degrees in history and business. Earl resides in Washington, DC, however remains devoted to his hometown Philadelphia Phillies, Eagles and Flyers, and all things Pennsylvania.

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SHARON J. LETTMAN-HICKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, THE NATIONAL BLACK JUSTICE COALITION

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hroughout her career, Sharon J. Lettman-Hicks has brought vision, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, political savvy, and strategic thinking to every endeavor she has attempted. She has the ability to bring talented people together to form cohesive leadership teams within organizations and build collaborative advocacy coalitions among very diverse stakeholders. A nationally-recognized leader, Sharon thrives on challenges and seeks to develop and promote leadership in others. In October 2009, Mrs. Lettman-Hicks became the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Founded in 2003, NBJC has provided leadership at the intersection of national civil rights groups and LGBT organizations, advocating for the unique challenges and needs of the African-American LGBT community that are often relegated to the sidelines. NBJC envisions a world where all people are fully-empowered to participate safely, openly and honestly in family, faith and community, regardless of race, gender identity or sexual orientation. In concert with NBJC’s mission to eradicate racism and homophobia, her personal goals are to make the Black family the focal point of NBJC; to tell compelling stories about the Black LGBT community; and to see Black LGBT people understood, embraced and respected for their valuable contributions to society. Prior to joining the NBJC, Sharon served as Executive Vice President with the People For the American Way (PFAW) Foundation, where her responsibilities included leading the “Homophobia in the Black Church” program through their African American Religious Affairs division and overseeing the institution’s dynamic leadership programs and the organization’s engagement with supporters and investors, key constituency groups, and coalition allies.

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Sharon is renowned for her political acumen and an ability to bring together unlikely allies as stakeholders in joint collaborations that strengthen the progressive movement and give power to new ideas and policies. Her efforts to bridge divides across race, religion and sexual orientation were featured in the Gill Foundation’s 2007 annual report, which identified her as a key ally for the LGBT equality movement. Sharon has been a powerful spokesperson for religious liberty, and the separation of church and state; her leadership in this arena has gained the confidence of individual and foundation investors. The Rockwood Leadership Institute selected Sharon as one of 24 progressive executive management leaders for the 2008-09 Leading from the Inside Out Fellowship Program, designed to strengthen senior leadership in the non-profit sector. She has appeared on broadcast and in print media nationally, including CNN, MSNBC, the Washington Post, Black Enterprise magazine, the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” and The Root. com. She currently serves as a member of the National Business Inclusion Consortium for the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC); Project Advisory Committee Member of the LGBT Safe Schools Initiative for the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN); the Advisory Council of Creative Coalition’s Be A STAR: Show Tolerance And Respect, a national anti-bullying initiative; and the Executive Committee of the National Black Leadership Forum. In addition, Sharon has served on the Board of Directors for the National Stonewall Democrats and the Advisory Council of Progressive Majority’s Racial Justice Campaign; and she has been a national trainer for Wellstone Action, Democracia USA and the Front Line Leaders Academy. Sharon believes activism includes the need to financially support your interests—she is a Justice Society member of NBJC, and a fully-paid life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., FAMU National Alumni Association, and the NAACP. Mrs. Lettman-Hicks is the proud wife of a retired Iraqi War veteran who served in the United State Air Force, and they reside in Southern Maryland, near Washington, DC.

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THE BAYARD RUSTIN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

BAYARD RUSTIN: The Life, The Legacy The Life

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ayard Rustin was an American leader in social movements for civil rights, socialism, pacifism and non-violence, and gay rights.

Born in West Chester, Pennsylvania on March 17, 1912 and raised by his maternal grandparents, Rustin was exposed to NAACP leaders such as W.E.B. Du Bois and James Weldon Johnson who were frequent guests in the Rustin home. With these early influences in his youth Rustin campaigned against racially discriminatory Jim Crow laws. In 1932, Rustin entered Wilberforce University, a historically black college in Ohio operated by the AME Church. As a student at Wilberforce, Rustin was active in a number of campus organizations, including the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He left Wilberforce in 1936 before taking his final exams, and later attended Cheyney State Teachers College. After completing an activist training program conducted by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Rustin moved to Harlem in 1937 and began studying at City College of New York. There he became involved in efforts to defend and free the Scottsboro Boys, nine young black men in Alabama who were accused of raping two white women. He joined the Young Communist League in 1936 and soon after coming to New York City, he became a member of Fifteenth Street Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). In 1947, Rustin helped to organize the Journey of Reconciliation, the first of the Freedom Rides to test the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States that banned racial discrimination in interstate travel. Participants in the Journey of Reconciliation were arrested several times. Arrested with Jewish

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activist Igal Roodenko, Rustin served twenty-two days Jury Prize nominee, and the March 2012 centennial on a chain gang in North Carolina for violating Jim of Rustin’s birth have contributed to some renewed Crow laws regarding segregated seating on public recognition. transportation. • The Bayard Rustin Educational Complex located in In 1951, he formed the Committee to Support South the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan is named African Resistance, which later became the American for him. Committee on Africa. He later became the executive secretary of the War Resisters League. • Bayard Rustin High School is located in his hometown of West Chester, Pennsylvania. In 1956 he was asked to advise Martin Luther King Jr. on organizing the public transportation boycott in Montgomery, Alabama known as the Montgomery • Bayard Rustin Library at the Affirmations Gay/ Lesbian Community Center in Ferndale, Michigan. Bus Boycott. The following year, Rustin and King began organizing the Southern Christian Leadership • Bayard Rustin Social Justice Center in Conway, Conference (SCLC). Arkansas. A master strategist and tireless activist, he is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on • Biographical feature of Bayard Rustin in the movie Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever Out of the Past. held in the U.S. He brought Gandhi’s protest techniques to the American civil rights movement and played a • In July 2007, with the permission of the Estate of deeply influential role in the life of Martin Luther King, Bayard Rustin, a group of San Francisco Bay Area Jr., helping to mold him into an international symbol of African American LGBT community leaders formed nonviolence. the Bayard Rustin LGBT Coalition (BRC), to promote greater participation in the electoral process, Despite these achievements, Rustin often remained advance civil and human rights issues, and promote in the background. He was silenced, threatened, the legacy of Mr. Rustin. arrested, beaten, imprisoned and fired from important leadership positions, largely because he was an openly • Bayard Rustin Center for LGBTQA Activism, gay man in a fiercely homophobic era. Awareness and Reconciliation at Guilford College, During the early 1970s Rustin se ved on the board a Quaker school. Formerly the Queer and Allied of trustees of the University of Notre Dame and Resource Center, the March 2011 rededication was throughout the 1970s and 1980s, worked as a human with the permission of the Estate of Bayard Rustin rights and election monitor for Freedom House, and featured a keynote address by social justice testifying on behalf of New York State’s Gay Rights Bill. activist Mandy Carter. Bayard Rustin died on August 24, 1987. He was survived by Walter Naegle, his partner of ten years. He was • A Pennsylvania State Historical Marker is placed at Lincoln and Montgomery Avenues in West posthumously awarded honorary membership into Chester, commemorating his accomplishments, on Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity, Inc. the grounds of Henderson High School where he attended.

The Legacy

Despite the fact that he played such an important role in the civil rights movement, Rustin “faded from the shortlist of well-known civil rights lions,” in large part because of public discomfort with his sexual orientation.

The Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity Bayard Rustin Scholarship Award was created in his honor.

THE BAYARD RUSTIN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

However, the 2003 documentary film Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin, a Sundance Festival Grand 13

Since its inception, Delta Phi Upsilon and its


chapters have been dedicated to the encouragement of young Black gay men to return to, or enroll in a degree-seeking program at a college, university, or school.

may be financially challenged. Inspired by this need, the national president charged the National Honorary Members and Awards Committee with the task of investigating the possibility of creating a vehicle to honor the mandates of the membership.

As part of its Education program target, the organization has continuously sought to engage its membership in the effort to improve the social stature of the LGBT community, with initiatives such as Project O.W.L, Project MBK and participation in nationally sponsored events such as the GLSEN “National Day of Silence,” and “No Name-Calling Week,” to bring attention to the effects of bullying and harassment in our nation’s schools.

Born out of the efforts of the fraternity’s Delta Chapter in servicing the Greater Boston, Massachusetts community, the Bayard Rustin Scholarship has since grown into a national award presented to deserving college-bound and college-enrolled students across the regions of the Fraternity. Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity is proud to present its inaugural Bayard Rustin Scholarship Award to Mr. Kevin T. Claybren.

At the fraternity’s 2011 national convention, held in Miami, Florida, the delegates approved the creation of the Delta Phi Upsilon Educational Foundation, bringing to light the need to be able to provide assistance to high school or college students who

THE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Critical Race Theory within the South. In addition, I would like to teach introductory law material to local high schools and youth in juvenile justice facilities to empower them about their rights and how to utilize them.”

MR. KEVIN TAJHI CLAYBREN

Scholarship Benefits: “Being awarded the Bayard Rustin Scholarship Award would provide me with a solid financial resource that would allow me to continue my social justice activism towards ensuring a safer, more accessible, and increasingly inclusive environment for all students. Receiving an award named in the spirit and legacy of Bayard Rustin, an influential social change-maker, would further empower me and my commitment to social justice, advocacy and safety for everyone. As a student activist, it can be very easy to get discouraged but this award would remind of the hard-working, dedicated and passionate leaders that came before me. Being named the Bayard Rustin Scholarship Award recipient celebrates the accomplishments and transformational policies that I helped to achieve at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill while honoring the giants on whose shoulders I stand, and from whom I have learned so much.”

Age: 21 Hometown: Louisville, KY Level of Education: Currently an Undergraduate Student Current Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Degree Pursuing: BA in Women & Gender Studies with a double minor in Sexuality Studies and Education Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2014 Career Goals: “I am interested in being a Law School Professor in the Southern region of the United States as it would allow me the opportunity to complete community-based research that will utilize the intersections of Education Law, Queer Theory and

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2013 August 29 - Sept. 1 POST BOULÉ TRIP We invite you to join us as we explore Atlanta's charming blend of Southern hospitality and urban sophistication. As the epicenter of the Gay South, Atlanta has tons of resources to offer. Home to a vibrant gay community, the city of Atlanta boasts numerous must-visit establishments and can't-miss events.

Schedule: Thursday, August 29~ 7:30 PM ~ Interest Meeting ~ Phillip Rush Center -1530 DeKalb Avenue, Suite A Friday, August 30 ~ School Supply Drive Benefiting Chris Kids ~ Location TBA Saturday, August 31~12 Noon ~ Bayard Rustin Bow-tie Brunch ~ Coze-255 Trinity Ave SW Saturday ~ Brothers volunteer at ITLA Health Expo ~ Sunday ~ Delta Promo Day in the Park ~



Delta Phi Upsilon 2013 Gold Tie Gayla Souvenir Journal