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Our Mission:

The I Love Me Foundation is the leading national organization providing resources of education, empowerment & advocacy to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning or non-gender conforming survivors of Sexual & Domestic Abuse.

Our History:

The I Love Me Foundation was founded in September of 2015 by child sexual abuse survivor, Robert Harrell after careful research and feedback from small focus groups with the intention to raise awareness of LGBT sexual violence, to provide supportive & inclusive resources to LGBT survivors of domestic abuse, as well as change the trajectory of how society viewed and provided support to LGBT survivors of sexual trauma.

Our Team:

Robert Harrell, Executive Director & CEO
Christina Chu, Director of Events & Corporate Partnerships
Danny Astoria, VP, Office of Public Engagement

Board of Directors:

Marc Wilson, Board Chairman
CEO, MWD Lifestyle

Yawar Charlie, First Vice-Chair
Realtor, John Aaroe Group

Dr. Marcus Hunter, 2nd Vice-Chair
UCLA Professor, Dept. of Sociology

Sheryll Alexander, Chief Financial Officer
Editor-in-Chief, Conscious Content Creator

Mark Anawalt, Chief Administrative Officer
Co-Owner, Anawalt Lumber

Cindi Koulax
CEO, Tommy's Burgers

Dara Avenius
Publicist, Fascinate Media

Olli Paakkanen
VP, Shuup

Robert Harrell
Executive Director, I Love Me Foundation