SDNYC Lew Todd Scholarship Annoucement!

Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC is pleased to join with The LGBT Social Science & Public Policy Center at CUNY’s Hunter College to announce that Dean Gailey has been selected as the recipient of SDNYC Lew Todd Scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year! 

The SDNYC Lew Todd Scholarship was created in memory of SDNYC founder, Lew Todd and is awarded to an undergraduate student at CUNY who has demonstrated commitment to improving LGBT lives through engagement in research, policy, volunteerism, or advocacy. To learn more about the scholarship, visit

Each year this scholarship is made possible in large part thanks to generous supporters like you. See below for two ways you can help support the SDNYC Lew Todd Scholarship today!

1) Donate directly on Hunter College's website (You must select the SDNYC Lew Todd Scholarship Fund from the “Designation” drop down menu to ensure the contribution gets to the correct scholarship)

2) Donate via SDNYC's paypal account (Click the “special instruction” button to note that the contribution is for our scholarship or send us an email with date of the contribution and the amount donated.)

About This Year’s SDNYC Lew Todd Scholarship Recipient: Dean Gailey is a senior at Hunter College, double majoring in Women and Gender Studies and Human Biology. They are a JFEW Eleanor Roosevelt Scholar and a fellow with the LGBT Social Science & Public Policy Center at Roosevelt House, researching nursing education policy for LGBTQ populations. Dean has presented on nonbinary and transgender representation in undergraduate health curricula and restructuring medical documentation to better accommodate trans and nonbinary patients. In the future, Dean hopes to utilize their multidisciplinary studies in social justice, human rights, and public health to support a future role as a leader in LGBTQ healthcare, advocacy, and education.