Kevin McCloskey

Director of Community-Based Programs at the Los Angeles LGBT Center

Kevin McCloskey (he/him/his) has worked in non-profit organizations for over 25 years, focused on the development of communities, youth and families. Kevin started a non-profit organization in a diverse, low-income community of San Diego focused on community organizing, launched a Creative Arts Academy for children and youth and was the launch team of Brave Trails, an LGBTQ Youth summer camp. He has had the unique experience of working with many faith-based organizations, experiencing firsthand the intolerance and homophobia found in many faith communities. Currently, Kevin is the Director of Community-Based Programs at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. In this role, he works with a team of staff and volunteers who serve hundreds of LGBTQ young people through a myriad prevention program, including, educational assistance, support groups, housing services, school-based engagement and mentorship.