Carrie Jacobs (Philadelphia)
Founding Executive Director of the Attic Youth Center
Carrie is the founding Executive Director of the Attic Youth Center, Philadelphia's LGBTQ youth community center.
has been instrumental in improving the lives of thousands of LGBTQ youth throughout the city.
She helped create a safe space for queer youth in an 'attic' nearly 20 years ago and has since led the Attic Youth Center to become one of the most comprehensive LGBTQ youth centers in the nation.
For those of us who have met Carrie
, we know she
is incredibly modest about her
We must commend her
for helping so many of us youth through her
groundbreaking support with the Attic.
While the journey to make it better for LGBTQ youth continues, we are ever thankful and proud that Carrie
is at the helm at the Attic.