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First Name
Jason Victor
Last Name
Serinus
Location
Port Townsend
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Health Care, Medical, and Healing Arts
Media and Publishing
Visual and Performance Arts and Crafts
In what academic subject do you or your organization have expertise?
Language Arts
Studio and Performing Arts
I am interested in working with schools in my area
Yes
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
High School
9th Grade Community Mentoring Program
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
Since my additional comments don't seem to be included on my profile page, I'll repeat them here. I have been a social/political activist since 1965. Among many things, I founded the New Haven Gay Liberation Front, lived in NYC's second gay men's political collective and participated in NY GLF, and marched in the first of what we now call Pride Parades on June 28 (or so), 1970. I also married my husband, David, on the second day of what turned out to be illegal gay marriage in San Francisco, on Feb. 13, 2004. Soon after we arrived here in 2014, I organized the Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Victory Celebration demo that took place in Port Townsend. I've also contributed guest editorials on LGBTQ issues to the Port Townsend Leader. On other issues, I spoke at all three City Council meetings in favor of becoming a Welcoming City. One of the reasons I'm volunteering is that I'm very concerned about the reportedly high percentage of suicidal thoughts amongst LGBTQ 10th graders in Port Townsend. If I can help provide a role model or talk with kids about this or offer support in any way, I am available.
You have indicated an expertise in Visual and Performance Arts & Crafts
Music and audio critic for Seattle Times, Stereophile, San Francisco Classical Voice, Opera Now etc.
Teach classes on opera and art song at Peninsula College.
Review theater for the Port Townsend Leader
Professional whistler, "The Voice of Woodstock" in the Emmy-nominated Peanuts cartoon, "She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown."
Please see http://www.jasonserinus.com
You have indicated an expertise in Health Care, Medical, and Healing Arts
I was a bodyworker for 30 years, specializing first in postural integration, similar to rolfing, and then in massage
You have indicated an expertise in Media and Publishing
Freelance writer for publications in the U.S. and Europe. Seattle Times, Port Townsend Leader, Stereophile, Listen, San Francisco Classical Voice, Bay Area Reporter, Gay City News, American Record Guide, Classical Voice North America, Stanford Live, Opera Now, Copper, and more.