Desi Blackmon Bio
Desi Blackmon (they-them-theirs)
Desi Blackmon is the Youth Program and Speaking Out Coordinator at Out Boulder County. Desi joined Out Boulder County in 2017 and facilitates multiple after-school groups for LGBTQ youth and their allies. Desi also coordinates Speaking Out panels throughout Boulder County that provide visibility of the LGBTQ community in school settings, where active allyship and LGBTQ awareness are so desperately needed. Desi has a bachelor’s degree in social work and is currently pursuing their MSW at the University of Denver. They have experience working with LGBTQ youth, veterans, and people experiencing homelessness and has a passion for community engagement and political advocacy.