Benjamin Brooks is the Assistant Director of Policy at Whitman-Walker Health. He works to bring quality healthcare to our community by working with our researchers, providers, and patients to create evidence-based policies that capture opportunities to build health equity. Before joining Whitman-Walker, Brooks worked training providers in LGBT cultural competencies and providing technical assistance and capacity building to HIV providers across the country. He is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law with a law degree and Tufts University School of Medicine with a master’s degree in public health. Before entering law, Brooks spent 10 years working as a tutor and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Berry College in Rome, GA.
Protecting LGBTQ+ Sex Workers Through Decriminalization and Intersectional Policy Approaches