C. Jerome Woods
C. Jerome Woods hails from Louisiana and is a retired special education teacher, published poet as well as collector and archivist of Black life and culture. He works towards enriching the lives of local and world communities. Mr. Woods is active in promoting the United Teacher Los Angeles/Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, organizes tributes for Black artists, and volunteers his expertise and service to cultural and community groups.
He is the founder and director of the Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Project; an organization established to chronicle the lives, times, and contributions of Black LGBT persons and that of their significant others.