Austin Prevention Educator
Elon Sloan (they/them) is the Austin Prevention Educator at Resilience. Elon graduated with a BFA in Theatre Arts from DePaul University where they also studied Gender Studied and LGBTQIA+ Studies. As a student Elon became interested in student programming and LGBTQIA+ advocacy, and founded a weekly group for trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and questioning students. Since that first experience, Elon has continued to facilitate about many topics including social justice in the arts, racism from an anti-colonial perspective, and sex education since then. Elon has worked as an educator with the Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health and Chicago Freedom School, and as a freelance facilitator with many others. They also continue to work as a writer and artist around Chicago.