Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs


Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs 

News & Notes

January 2017 

Fresh Start in 2017 

(Linda Davidson/Washington Post)

Happy New Year! 

We are hitting the ground running in 2017 towards all our goals of improving the lives of LGBTQ Washingtonians! 

This month we will bring new employment opportunities to residents, additional housing for LGBTQ youth and many more opportunities for LGBTQ people across the city to access the prosperity of our rapidly growing city. 


Please stay connected with our office for exciting opportunities in 2017!

Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Fresh Start Job Fair 

Step into new opportunities in 2017 by joining us for our first job fair assisting LGBTQ job seekers!  Many employers will be available to discuss new opportunities.

Confirmed Employers:

Wanda Alston Foundation 


Whitman-Walker Health 

St. John's Community Service 

Please bring an updated resume and be ready to start your journey on the pathway to the middle class. For more information on participating as an employer or job seeker please contact 

RSVP to attend HERE

Upcoming Events


January 07, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm
SMYAL Transitional Home for LGBT Youth Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Bowser
746 19th Street NE, Washington DC 20002
Join SMYAL and Mayor Bowser as they celebrate the opening of new transitional housing for homeless LGBT youth
January 17, 2017 10:00am – 1:00pm
Fresh Start LGBTQ Job Fair
2000 14th St. NW, Washington DC 20009
The Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs, Mayor's Office of Talent and Appointments, Department of Employment Services, DC Department of Human Resources will present opportunities for job seekers to work with District government and local LGBTQ organizations.
January 28, 2017 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Brother, Help Thyself Annual Grant and Awards Reception
3701 Benning Road NE, Washington DC 20019
Mayor Bowser will deliver remarks as Brother Help Thyself gives its 3 millionth dollar to local LGBTQ organizations. 


Muriel Bowser


Sheila Alexander-Reid


Office Hours & Location 

Monday - Friday 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

2000 14th St. NW - Suite 206A

Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 727-9493

Fax: (202) 727-5931

TTY: (202) 727-9493


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In this Issue

  • Fresh Start LGBTQ Job Fair 
  • Upcoming Events 
  • Employment Opportunities