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Karlene Williams-Clarke

Director
Joined 2010

Karlene is the Manager, Direct Services at the 519 Church Street Community Centre in Toronto, where she has been coordinating the LGBT Refugee Program (Among Friends) for the past three years.Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Karlene served as co-chair and chair respectively of Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) andWomen for Women (WfW) for over 7 years and was a visible LGBT advocate/activist for the human rights of LGBT Jamaicans. Although Karlene is professionally trained in Business Administration and worked for several years in the financial industry, after moving to Canada, she put that experience aside to follow her passion and work with the newcomer LGBT community. 

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