FORA.tv Speaker - Preston Mitchum

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Biography

Currently, Preston is a Policy Research Analyst at the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), where he provides ongoing in-depth analysis of new data, policies, and programs within and across sexual and reproductive health and rights – including HIV/AIDS, maternal health, family planning, gender-based violence, and human rights. Prior to joining CHANGE, Preston was a judicial law clerk to Magistrate Judges S. Pamela Gray and Errol R. Arthur at the D.C. Superior Court, and was a Policy Analyst for LGBT and racial justice issues at the Center for American Progress (CAP) in Washington, D.C. At CAP, he published over 15 columns on workplace discrimination, health, the school-to-prison pipeline, and social commentary on hot-button issues. In 2014, he co-authored a groundbreaking report, “Beyond Bullying: How Hostile School Climate Perpetuates the School-to-Prison Pipeline for LGBT Youth.” Preston serves on the Boards of the Washington Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division and the Black Youth Project (BYP100) DC Chapter, and has written for “theGrio,” “The Atlantic,” “Huffington Post,” and “Ebony,” “Advocate.com,” and others.

1 Program

In Search of Ourselves: Black Men Reflecting on Liberation

10.11.16 | 00:43:50 min | 0 comments