This CV captures Bryce's complete, multifaceted professional background and includes links to relevant articles, project samples, and videos. For a condensed, downloadable PDF updated resume click on the button below. 

The Skills To Help You Succeed

Legislative Affairs  Writing    Research  Classroom Teaching     Social Media

Facilitation + Training   Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Initiatives  Curriculum Development  Political Strategy   Public Speaking

Community Management  Coalition Building   Engaged Advocacy

Leadership, Service and Special Projects

2018-Present

Alumni Interviewer | Brown University Undergraduate Admissions

  • Interview 8-10 prospective undergraduate students for admission to Brown University per application cycle.

  • Complete, and submit, detailed reports in a timely manner documenting each individual interview experience with a candidate for admission. 

  • Make connections with Bay Area high school students interested in Brown University. 

2017-Current

Alumni | Point Foundation

2017-2019

Mentor | Point Foundation

  • Co-Keynoted the 2018 Point Foundation National Leadership conference with my mentee delivering remarks to more than 1,000 donors, business leaders, and community advocates. 

  • Organized regular monthly check-ins with an undergraduate Point Foundation scholar.

  • Provided guidance on navigating college and the career/internship process.

2015-2017

Board Member | National Center for Transgender Equality

  • Joined a delegation of young transgender leaders to attend an invitation-only meeting with then U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to discuss Title IX policy guidance to protect transgender students in schools. Read about it here. 

  • Was, and remains, the youngest Board Member in the history of the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE). 

  • Helped oversee an annual organizational operating budget of approximately $2-million dollars. 

  • Led efforts to push the organization to center a racial justice framework in its policy and advocacy and internal HR policies. 

2016

Panelist, Humanitini | Washington D.C. Humanities Council

  • Was invited by the D.C. Humanities Council to present original award-winning senior thesis research on the Bolling v. Sharpe U.S. Supreme Court case that ended dejure segregation in Washington, D.C. public schools for Black and African-American students. Watch the video (29:48-39:55)

2015-2016

Commissioner | The Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth

2014

Selected Attendee | Young Black Gay Men's Leadership Institute (YBGLI)

  • Was one of 55 Black bisexual, queer and gay men selected to attend the Young Black Gay Men's Leadership Institute (YBGLI) National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Spent four days strategizing solutions, analyzing research and hearing from movement leaders on issues that disproportionately impact Black bisexual, queer and gay men - most notably HIV/AIDS and education access.

  • Contributed critical insights on the experience of transgender Black queer/gay/bisexual men.  

2012-2014

Founding Steering Committee Member | TransLaw: Trans Legal Advocates of Washington 

  • Was one of the original, founding steering committee members of TransLaw - a local transgender legal advocacy organization in the Washington, D.C. metro area; was the youngest member on the steering committee. 

  • Community Outreach team co-leader responsible for building coalitions with local social service providers, educators, and non-profit organizations in the DMV area.

  • Created and implemented trainings along with resources for local social service providers, educators, and non-profit organizations focussed on serving the transgender community with cultural competency.

  • Co-organized, and facilitated an inclusive healthcare advocacy rally which was attended by hundreds of people. Read more about the healthcare rally here.

2011

Invited Speaker/Trainer | Mississippi Safe Schools Coalition 

  • Created and delivered two workshops: one on best-practices for transgender inclusion in the classroom and the other on transgender athletes/school sports policies. Learn More Here.

  • Collaborated with fellow Southern LGBTQ activists to build coalitions across the South Eastern United States. 
     

Work Experience

September 2019-December 2019

East Bay Family Programs Manager | Our Family Coalition

  • Managed a $250,000 program budget of government grants (approximately one-quarter of the organization's entire budget) and was responsible for all grant data reporting and tracking.

  • Re-established critical relationships with community partners - such as the City of Oakland Fund for Children and Youth, Habitot Children's Museum, and Destiny Arts Center within the first two weeks on the job.

  • Built new organizational relationships with community partners such as Livermore Pride.

  • Created, and managed, community-driven programming to best support LGBTQ families throughout the East Bay.

  • Recruited and managed a volunteer team of ten people.

March 2019- June 2019

Museum Educator (Seasonal) | Oakland Museum of California

  • Co-Led daily instruction to 100+ students ranging from fourth to sixth grade in a hands-on outdoor classroom environment.

  • Developed and delivered curriculum focussed on the diverse people, technological innovations, and enduring social, environmental impacts of the California Gold Rush.

  • Collaborated with a small teaching team to engage educators, students, and parents in materials related to California state history. 

May 2018- February 2019

Chef Teacher + Equity Lead | The Edible Schoolyard Project

  • Spearheaded organizational equity efforts through program and curriculum evaluation and documentation; convened staff members on issues regarding equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Collaborated with colleagues and senior-leadership to draft and begin implementing an organizational equity plan. 

  • Co-facilitated the Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Black Student Union (BSU), and Gender Club; planned regular club activities, provided extra support for students and worked to create safe spaces on campus to foster an inclusive environment.

  • Led the Edible Schoolyard kitchen team curriculum documentation efforts; ensuring all curriculum was updated, organized, and in-line with Edible Schoolyard and King Middle School teaching goals.

  • Facilitated hands-on cooking and social studies classes for middle school students in grades six through eight; working with a total of approximately 1,000 students on campus throughout the school year.

August 2017- June 2018

World History Teacher | Oakland Technical High School

  • Developed a student-centered, culturally responsive curriculum focussed on the histories of marginalized and oppressed communities throughout the world.

  • Used instructional best practices centered on project-based learning, student discussion, and improving students' historical literacy with 140 tenth-grade students on a daily basis. 

  • Scaffolded and differentiated lessons to create a student-focused learning environment for learners of all abilities. 

  • Engaged students in restorative justice practices to build classroom community and diffuse conflict.

2017

U.S. History Student-Teacher | Hope High School

  • Developed a student-centered, culturally responsive curriculum focussed on U.S. history through World War II while making connections to current events. Learn more about Bryce's curriculum and praxis here.

  • Specifically focussed on engaging reluctant readers and English Langauge Learners using non-traditional texts such as historical, non-fiction, graphic novels. 

  • Completed an intensive Teacher Research Project using qualitative and quantitative data to track students' growth and learning outcomes throughout the semester. 

July 2016-May 2017

Graduate Research Assistant | Brown University - Department of Education

  • Worked to ensure that the Brown University Education Department cultivated best practices and policy regarding working with low-income students, first-generation students, students of color, and LGBTQ students.

  • Provided clear, measured policy, programmatic, and HR  recommendations to the Brown Education Department to improve belonging and inclusivity. 

  • Developed a year-long colloquium series that provided emerging education policymakers and teacher education candidates with relevant, and culturally relevant professional development trainings on topics such as working with immigrant students, LGBTQ inclusion in the classroom, and creating classroom culture.

  • Created a department-wide equity report using past data, interviews with students, faculty, and staff, and general best practices in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Read the report here.

  • Conducted qualitative and quantitative research for the Education Department to measure outcomes and effectiveness of equity and inclusion programming.

February 2015-October 2015

Senior Manager, Youth Programs and Communications | Hispanic, Black, Gay Coalition (HBGC)

  • Managed all aspects of the HBGC New Leaders Institute including curriculum development, participant recruitment, community partnerships, and program evaluation. Learn more about Bryce's work with HBGC here.

  • Fostered relationships among local schools, universities, businesses, and other community youth/education organizations to engage more LGBTQ youth of color in HBGC’s work.

  • Created and implemented new youth resources & programs - including college access tools and public health resources. 

  • Coordinated conference logistics, programming, communications, and program evaluation for a regional (New England) conference of 250 participants - mostly youth and LGBTQ people of color. 

  • Created, and managed, the HBGC conference website; created all content and materials on the website including graphics and blurbs.

June 2014-August 2014

Education & Youth Programs Summer Fellow | League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

  • Co-managed a national youth summer conference for approximately 150 Latinx high school students who were predominantly future first-generation college students, and immigrants.

  • Created original conference programming related to public health, education access, immigrant rights, and racial justice geared towards high school students. 

  • Coordinated conference logistics ranging from booking travel, accommodations, communicating with vendors, and ensuring that all details are taken care of. 

  • Managed dated entry for 100+ Ford Driving Dreams Education Grant surveys from chapters nationwide.

  • Authored blog posts and magazine articles for LULAC news. 

January 2012-October 2013

Executive Assistant | Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (New York City HQ)

  • Accurately maintained the Executive Directors calendar; included coordinating weekly domestic travel, frequent international travel, and numerous speaking engagements every month.

  • Held general office management duties: ordered supplies, directed the main organizational switch line, and documented office inventory. 

  • Prepared monthly credit expenses for the Executive Director to track spending and budget needs.

  • Managed a robust list of 400+ organizational contacts for the GLSEN board & leadership bodies.
     

Policy Assistant | Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (D.C. Policy Office)
 

  • Tracked information on new education and LGBTQ legislative initiatives at the state and federal level.

  • Frequently updated GLSEN policy materials - organizational policy website, internal target lists, print communications, one-pager resources, and more.

  • Worked with the State and Local Policy Manager to provide technical assistance to state and local jurisdictions handling LGBTQ/education policy-related manners.

  • Represented the organization at conferences, education events, legislative meetings, and coalition meetings. 

  • Oversaw and maintained internal databases (e.g., databases of sign-on letters, education, and civil rights staffers for Congressional members).
     

Policy Intern | Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (D.C. Policy Office)
 

  • Researched federal and state legislation regarding safe schools

  • Assisted in coordinating the 2012 Safe Schools Advocacy Summit - creating materials, handling travel logistics for 50 participants, co-facilitating training, and serving as the point person for the organization's Capitol Hill lobby day.  

  • Collaborated with Congressional offices - Democratic and Republican - to advocate for federal safe schools legislation. 

June 2012 - September 2012

Marriage Equality Field Organizer | Yes on 1 Maine Marriage Campaign

  • Recruited, trained, and managed a team of volunteers for weekly phone-banks and door-to-door canvassing. 

  • Completed daily call time talking to "undecided" and "no" voters working to swing them to "yes" votes using politically tested persuasion strategy. 

  • Led training, and actively participated in, weekly political canvassing.

  • Tailored messaging directly towards predominantly white, older, religious audiences to successfully advocate for same-sex marriage. 

January 2012

Creating Change Conference Intern | The National LGBTQ Task Force

  • Aggregated existing content, and created original content, related to lobbying best practices, Congressional members stances on LGBTQ issues and Congressional Members biographies to create approximately 400 lobby day participant packets.

  • Assisted in training 400+ lobby day participants on civic engagement, legislative advocacy, and political messaging. 

  • Coordinated logistics to transport 400+ lobby day participants from Baltimore to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. - organized bus lists, kept critical contacts, and partnered with colleagues. 

August 2011-December 2011

Communications Intern | Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN)

  • Wrote feature blog stories and detailed profiles on military leaders surrounding the repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ 

  • Assisted in managing and moderating organizational social media channels during the heaviest visitor traffic around the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal.

  • Created and maintained internal media contact lists for Senior Communications staff.

  • Compiled and organized daily news stories related to the Department of Defense (DoD), national security, and LGBTQ military service. 

May 2011-August 2011

Public Policy and Communications Intern | The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)

  • Created media contact lists and assisted with the development of communication
    resources on transgender advocacy and non-discrimination policies. 

  • Served as the project lead for the Toni Project - a national database outlining transgender-friendly colleges nationwide.

  • Created and co-presented a workshop on transgender inclusion in the classroom at
    the first-ever Federal LGBT Youth Summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Education.  Read about it here

Education

2016-2017

Brown University - The Graduate School
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.AT.), Secondary Social Studies/History Education
 

  • Completed two Ph.D. seminar courses in the History Department.

  • Completed student teaching in an 11th and 12th grade U.S. History Class - M.A.T Teaching Portfolio Here

  • Worked as a Research Assistant for the Brown Education Department.

  • Point Foundation Scholar.

2015-2016

University of Massachusetts, Boston- Honors College
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History | Magna Cum Laude, Honors College Scholar, High Senior Honors
 

  • Article: Honors College Alumni Impact the Community

  • Paul F. Boller Prize winner, best undergraduate senior thesis in the History Department

  • UMass Boston Black Student Union Academic Achievement Award

  • Phi Alpha Theta National History Honors Society

  • Tau Sigma National Honor Society (for transfer students)

  • Golden Key International Honour Society (top 15% of students in the class)

2014-2015

Holyoke Community College - Honors Program
Associate of Arts (A.A.), Liberal Arts | High Honors | Commonwealth Honors Scholar

Military Service

2009-2013

Army National Guard - North Carolina/Washington, D.C.
MOS: 31B - Military Police

Highest Rank: E-4 (Specialist) 
 

  • Trained in basic law-enforcement tactics, community corrections, traffic control, and introductory criminal investigation.

  • Completed rigorous physical training, classroom assessments, and hands-on training requiring a high level of teamwork, dedication, communication, and commitment. 

  • Effectively completed arduous tasks often under duress. 

  • Proficient with the safe, and effective operation of numerous weapons systems including the M4 carbine rifle, Beretta M9s, M249 light machine gun, and the 50 caliber Browning Machine Gun. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Received, and accepted, an invitation to present research at the UMass Boston Graduate research conference as an undergraduate student (was the only undergraduate invited to present) | UMass Boston | 2016
     

  • Presented research on school desegregation, racial justice in education, and Civil Rights History at the Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference | UMass | 2016
     

  • Excellence in Youth Work Award | Critical Exposure Boston | 2015
     

  • Top 100 Emerging Leader | National Black Justice Coalition | 2015

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