Based in Brooklyn, NY Gabriel Foster is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Trans Justice Funding Project. Prior to making his way east he worked in Seattle, WA with the American Friends Service Committee’s GLBTQ Youth Program and the Northwest Network of bisexual, trans, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse.
Before arriving in New York, he worked at SPARK Reproductive Justice Now with LGBTQ youth of color and allies in Atlanta, GA; the Leeway Foundation, supporting women and trans people creating art and social change in Philadelphia, PA; and provided outreach for the Jonathan Lax Fund at the Bread and Roses Foundation in Philadelphia, PA.
Gabriel is a former staff member of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and a current board member for Funders for LGBT Issues as well as an ABFE Connecting Leader Fellow, class of 2015-2016. He also enjoys dreaming big, laughing with dear ones and pug memes!