WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has announced that the executive director of the North Carolina AIDS Action Network (NCAAN), Lee Storrow, has been selected as one of 10 outstanding, young community-based leaders for a nine-month fellowship providing high-level training to elevate their work ending HIV in hard-hit U.S. communities through the HRC HIV 360º initiative.

“We are thrilled to begin working with this highly-committed and talented group of young leaders who are absolutely critical to ending the HIV epidemic,” said Mary Beth Maxwell, Human Rights Campaign senior vice president for programs, research and training. “Their efforts in American communities hardest hit by HIV are already changing and saving lives. The HIV 360° program invests in helping them develop management and strategy skills, as well as make valuable contacts in the advocacy world to elevate their work back home.”

Storrow is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He previously worked for the North Carolina Alliance for Health, as well as Ipas. Beginning in 2011, Storrow served four years on the Chapel Hill Town Council. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Strowd Roses Foundation and Youth Empowered Solutions. He is also a member of the American Heart Association s National Advocacy Coordinating Committee.

info: hrc.org.

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