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Brooklyn Councilmember Carlos Menchaca bestows an award on an undocumented youth involved with Atlas: DIY.
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The City Council’s LGBTQ Caucus held its annual Pride Celebration this year on June 17 at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea.

The honorees included Atlas: DIY, a youth run center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, that supports immigrant youth in accessing educational opportunities and legal resources while developing leadership skills; DyJuan Tatro, a former prison inmate who has become an outspoken criminal justice reform advocate; AIDS research scientist Joyce Hunter, longtime gay activist Randy Wicker, and the ballroom scene House of Xtravaganza.

Speaker Corey Johnson with DyJuan Tatro.
Honoree Joyce Hunter waves to her family.
Queens Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer.
Activist Randy Wicker delivers an impassioned call for continued activism.
Journalist Tamron Hall emceed the event at the Joyce.
Two members of House Xtravaganza accept their award.
Updated 1:22 pm, July 18, 2019
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