LOS ANGELES — (01-27-21) — The Los Angeles LGBT Center has named Joe Hollendoner s their new chief executive officer to succeed its longtime leader Lorri L. Jean, who announced her retirement after serving the LGBTQ community for 25 years.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center announced on Wednesday that Joe Hollendoner, chief executive of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, will assume the position as chief executive officer in Los Angeles on July 6, 2021.

“It is an honor of a lifetime to be selected to lead the Los Angeles LGBT Center following such an iconic leader as Lorri Jean,” said Hollendoner in a prepared statement to the press. “I look forward to working with the Center’s board, staff and partners to ensure that the Center not only continues to be a trusted provider of care to the communities it currently serves but that we deepen our work to address the racial disparities and systemic racism that prohibits all members of the LGBTQ+ community from thriving.” said Hollendoner.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019, has 10 locations, more than 800 employees, and offers a myriad of services for the LGBTQ Community. Services include medical care, senior services, homeless youth housing and legal services.

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Article by: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer

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