Hotspots! August 11, 2016

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Landon ("LJ") Woolston is an advocate and activist, artist, youth worker, a trans-pan-queer Miami native, and a 2015 Point Foundation Scholar. LJ received his Master of Social Work degree from Florida International University, and is dedicated to using his privilege to interrupt oppression, standing alongside and amplifying t h e n a r r a t i ve s of t h o s e w h o a re m o s t marginalized in our communities. For the last three years, LJ has served as the Homeless Service Liaison for Project SAFE, a collaborative program between Pridelines and The Alliance for GLBTQ Youth. Jason King star ted working for AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in 2010 in the organization's pharmacy division where he discovered his passion for patient advocacy. King now serves as Advocacy and Legislative Affairs

Manager in AHF's Southern Bureau, where he leads local and nationwide advocacy efforts and maintains relations with state and federal officials. He is a member of Impulse, a national HIV prevention group funded by AHF for sexually active gay men 18 to 35. Lutze Segu is the former Program Director of MCCJ. She has led MetroTown, a week long social justice camp for high school students, for which her work received recognition in the Miami Herald. Teens describe the camp as a life-changing experience. Lutze truly pours her heart into making it a safe space for all regardless of race, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, and physical ability.She recently joined the Miami Workers Center as the Gender Justice organizer, where she is responsible for developing a comprehensive sex education campaign to be implemented in

Miami-Dade County public schools. The 2016 Luminary Awards will be held the evening of August 18 from 6-9 PM at the Bacardí headquarters located at 2701 South Le Jeune Road, Coral Gables, FL 33134. In addition to signing on as the donor of the event space, Bacardí will supply complimentary drinks at the open bar all night long -- offering guests the full selection from its repertoire of premium brands, including Grey Goose vodka. Tickets to the 2016 Luminary Awards are now available for purchase online at the presale price of $50. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door the evening of August 18 for $75. To buy tickets online, please visit

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