Health Education Director
Lindsey has been a Sex Educator since 1999 and has worked in the Community Education department at Family Tree Clinic since 2002. As a student at the University of MN, she designed a Sexuality Education degree in the areas of Women’s Studies, Cultural Studies, and Public Health. Lindsey loves working with youth and adult groups, and is passionate about helping people understand accurate information and feel more comfortable when they talk about sexuality. Lindsey plans to be a sex educator for the rest of her life.
Sex Educator & KiSS Coordinator
Sawyer's values and goals have always centered on education for social justice. He graduated from the University of WI-La Crosse in 2004 with a degree in Secondary Education and English. Since then, he has worked as a classroom teacher, community organizer, LGBTQ youth program director, and sexual violence prevention educator. Sawyer is passionate about comprehensive sex ed in schools and believes that peer and parent education have the power to build and shape cultures of authenticity, empowerment, and liberation.
Community Health Educator
Jordyn gets f i r e d u p about reproductive justice and sexuality education because they believe that resisting oppression and fighting for liberation starts with exercising our rights to bodily autonomy and self-determination. After graduating from Carleton College in 2015, they worked for two years teaching comprehensive sex ed to youth in English and Spanish. They are so excited to continue working with young folks in this capacity and to learn from their peers as a part of the Family Tree community.
Community Health Educator
Chandler is a sex educator who learned everything he knows from the powerful legacies of queer public sexual culture and the DIY ethos of trans people everywhere. Before coming to Family Tree Clinic, Chandler has worked as a stage manager, sexual health sales associate, performance curator, and artist. He's currently getting his kicks learning the names of his non-human neighbors living around the Mississippi River. Chandler is working towards a future in which all of our sexualities can be fonts of inner resource, joy and connection with the wide world.
Juvenile Justice Sex Educator
Taylor Chambers is the Juvenile Justice Sex Educator at Family Tree Clinic. Taylor is passionate about prison abolition and creating equitable communities. In their work, Taylor is constantly amazed by the young people they serve, and their capacity to push up against boundaries. They inspire Taylor to push back against systems and structures that would render us invisible rather than make things just and fair. During their free time you can find Taylor cooking/baking, adding too many books to their to-be-read list, learning how to bartend, and doing arts and crafts.