James comes to Bright Star with an extensive history of LGBTQ+ advocacy and outreach, from administrating support spaces, co-founding a transgender specific non-profit, to project management for a National transgender host home program. Leaving behind an eleven year career in nursing in order to serve oppressed, and marginalized communities through outreaches such as Planned Parenthood, Trans Lifeline, Trans Kids Safety Network, and Trans Empowerment Project. 

James Blake

 Housing Program Manager