Meet the Staff: Michael

Welcome Michael to the DC Center! As a development intern, he looks forward to getting to know the ins and outs of non-profit management! You can meet Michael at the DC Center on weekdays and some evenings. He is looking forward to helping serve and provide assistance to the DC LGBTQ+ community! 


Birthdate, Astro Sign

July 29, 1999, Leo but I’m Virgo rising with an Aquarius moon… I know it’s so chaotic.


Where are you originally from? 

Originally from Fanwood, New Jersey


Why did you start working at the DC Center? 

I wanted to explore more about non-profit management and development specifically in the D.C. area, also I wanted to help serve my community! 


What has been your favorite part about working at the DC Center?

How down to earth and genuine the staff is at the Center!


What is your music anthem? 

Perfect Places by Lorde because I love to travel and the song brings me back to riding the train through the Swiss Alps last summer. 


What is your favorite part about the LGBTQ+ community? 

The diversity and how the community encourages individualistic expression!


What is your favorite queer movie?  

Definitely Call Me By Your Name, the filming locations are beyond serene. 


What color would you paint the White House, given the chance?  

Well since I am a student at Syracuse University I would obviously have to paint the White House orange! Go ‘Cuse! 


Who do you look up to in the queer community?

Marsha P. Johnson, who was an outspoken advocate in the gay liberation movement.