Vic is a young creative, hard-working artist. He originally came to YES Institute at age 15 with his family looking for support after he came out as transgender. After graduating high
school, Vic began as a volunteer speaker with YES, where he shared about his experience of constantly being bullied in and out of school.
What skills and expertise do you bring to the team?
I am a charismatic, hard working person who cares for the safety of children’s lives, safe learning environments, and keeping families together.
What do you find most rewarding about your work?
The most rewarding part of working at YES Institute is getting to meet so many extraordinary individuals that want to create a safe world for all youth.
What has YES Institute done that you’re particularly proud of?
I’m most proud of YES Institute for the education they provide individuals around creating and keeping relationships, without feeling like they have to change their beliefs or values.
Name a peak experience in your life. What happened?
For me, it occurred just months ago in my transition – when I began to be acknowledged as male, without doubt or any type of questioning. It was amazing to finally be seen by the world the way I’ve always seen myself!