Kaitlin Legg came to the University of North Florida LGBT Resource Center in August 2013 after two years at the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies (University of Rochester) in Upstate New York. At the UNF LGBT Resource Center, she leads program development, educational initiatives, advocacy and policy updates, community outreach, and the development and implementation of the Center’s annual goals.
Kaitlin has nearly ten years of experience in developing inclusive and timely campaigns and programs within social justice causes, including previous work to develop feminist leadership, reproductive justice and LGBT initiatives for young professionals and college-aged youth with Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York and the University of Rochester. Additionally, Ms. Legg has worked within campus-oriented campaigns advocating for diversity and inclusion. She is recognized by the UNF Center for Professional Development and Training as an LGBT Subject Matter Expert and trains other professionals on these topics locally and at national conferences. She has lead the way in expanding services and visibility at UNF for trans* individuals, including updated policies and procedures with the University Police Department, the Department of Housing and Residence Life, and Human Resources.
Kaitlin is a proud member of: the UNF Commission on Diversity and Inclusion, the Jacksonville Coalition for Equality (Legislative and Gender Identity Education Committees), the Jacksonville Transgender Action Committee, Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, and the National Women’s Studies Association.
She has served on the boards and committees of: REAL (Rising Educators, Advocates, and Leaders) for Planned Parenthood, Girls Rock! Rochester, and the Trillium Health LGBT Community Health Center initiative. She is the youngest recipient of the Catharine Rowntree Advocacy Award from Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York and a finalist for the University of Rochester Presidents Award for Staff Community Service.
Kaitlin received a B.A. in Communication and Rhetoric and Gender and Women’s Studies in 2010 at Nazareth College of Rochester and is currently a matriculated graduate student in the Master of Education program at UNF, with a concentration in Higher Education Administration and Leadership. She works diligently to make education and wellness accessible to all students. She is committed to the inclusionary and intentional practice of social justice, including queer, feminist and anti-racist methodologies and frameworks. She loves bicycle commuting, outdoor adventures, eating (especially dessert), and getting lost in a good book.
Program CoordinatorJake D. Moore
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Jake leads program development, educational initiatives, and student support while also aiding with advocacy, community outreach, and the development and implementation of the Center’s annual goals. He is recently aquired his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership in Higher Education Administration here at UNF. He also has his Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Florida and his Associates degree in Psychology from Polk State College.Jake has five years of experience working in Higher Education. In addition to Jake's work at the LGBT Resource Center, Jake has worked for the Department of Housing and Residence Life at the University of North Florida in many capacities most notably as a Resident Assistant for three years. As a Resident Assistant Jake gained experience with programming, publicity, crisis management, peer educator training, and conflict management. While working with UNF's Department of Housing and Residence Life, their main focus was promoting a community that fostered diversity. One of the ways they accomplished this was by serving on the D.I.V.E. (Different Individuals Valuing Equality) Committee in order to promote and educate students on diversity in the residence halls. Further, they served on the Department of Housing and Residence Life’s Green Team which focused on sustainability practice and education. Moreover, as a Resident Assistant they worked with the UNF Interfaith Center on campus by serving on the Interfaith Week Steering Committee in order to put on a week-long event surrounding religious pluralism. Prior to working in Higher Education, Jake worked for and volunteered at TiAnViCa Riding Academy, an equestrian center that works with individuals with physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Jake taught at-risk teenagers skills in an equestrian setting that aided in their development toward adulthood and he taught horseback riding skills to people of all ages who had physical, mental, and/or emotional disabilities. One of Jake's main focuses is to promote a community that fosters diversity. He is committed to the promotion, advocacy, education, and inclusion of diversity and all people. In his free time, Jake enjoys his passion for animals, the outdoors, food trucks, and the occasional science-fiction novel.
Hilliard is a recent graduate from the University of Florida and is currently
pursuing his Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice at the University of North
Florida. The focus of his undergraduate education was primarily in Criminology
and Law with a special interest in human rights. Through volunteering and the
participation of research at the University of Florida, he has become an
elemental contributor in various forms of data pertaining to the criminological
and legal arena. Some of these research experiences include the collection of
information related to jury decision making, criminal perceptions, and criminal
profiling. He has also focused his attention on the art of Classical Studies,
which has provided him with the fundamental knowledge associated with ancient
Greece, Rome, and the Mediterranean culture via languages, art history, ancient
history, archaeology, philosophy, and comparative literature. This has expanded
his education beyond the United States’ Criminal Justice System; consequently,
his credentials are effectively authorized on a global scale.
Haiden Baier is a junior psychology major with a minor in education. He plans to teach psychology at a high school when he graduates while immediately pursuing his masters in education.
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Charlie is the LGBT RC Staff's Mascot. Week to week, Charlie is passed from staff member to staff member as a way to recognize others for their efforts on staff. Enjoying life, comforting others and promoting self care are some of Charlie's favorite hobbies. Charlie identifies as a genderqueer owl-penguin and enjoys being up to date in the fashion realm. Charlie is in their second year on staff and is hoping for many more years to come.
my name is Dwan Love. I’m not very good
at writing about myself; so much pressure to include everything that is
relevant and essential. So please bear with me!
from Philadelphia, Pa. Dwan moved to Jacksonville in 2009. She started at UNF in
2013 and has loved it ever since! Dwan is a senior majoring in Psychology with
a minor in Social Welfare. Her career goal is to become a Clinical Psychologist
working with the LGBT community, homeless youth, or trafficking survivors. While
Dwan is extremely nervous about working at the LGBT Resource Center, she is super excited and can’t wait to start!
Justin is a
junior at UNF and is majoring in sociology that moved back to Jacksonville in
2012 after graduating from a South Florida high school. They have helped a lot with bringing asexual
and aromantic issues to the Resource Center starting in 2012. In 2012, they led a Living with Pride event
on Asexuality. In 2014, they were hired
to be a student assistant and adapted the Asexual Discussion Group to an Ace
and Aro Support Group which they continue to lead today.
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