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Nico Pang (they/them)

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

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Nico joined BAGLY in June 2018 to develop and coordinate youth leadership programs, social support spaces, and advocacy initiatives. They oversee BAGLY’s Youth Leadership Committee (YLC), Speakers Bureau program, and annual Trans Youth Summit. Nico is deeply committed to building community and supporting safer spaces for LGBTQ+ youth, particularly transgender and nonbinary youth of color.

Prior to BAGLY, Nico worked at a social justice youth program called InIt, based out of YW Boston. There they led partnerships building and supervised high school students to design and implement community action projects. Before their time at InIt, Nico trained and supported youth leaders organizing against gentrification and displacement in Boston’s Chinatown at Chinese Progressive Association (through the National Seeding Change Fellowship) and Asian Community Development Corporation. Nico graduated from Tufts University with a degree in American Studies with a focus on Race and Ethnic Studies.

Outside of BAGLY, Nico facilitates poetry writing and performance workshops for teen writers at GrubStreet, a nonprofit creative writing center. They previously founded and coached the A-WAY slam poetry team, which brought together high school students across various Asian youth-serving organizations in Boston. Nico can be found hiking, eating noodles, reading their poetry around Boston, or at the barn with the horses.