Founder and Executive Director, Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI)

DaShawn Usher is an award-winning advocate, published researcher and celebrated leader within the LGBT and HIV prevention field. Having cultivated over 12 years of extensive experience in LGBT research, program development and design, health communications and campaigns, DaShawn has been featured in OUT magazine’s 2017 OUT100 list for his efforts. He is the Founder and Executive Director of Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative (MOBI), a series of curated social connectivity events for Black, gay and queer men to see their holistic self while promoting community, wellness, and personal development. To date, MOBI has engaged over 2,250 Black gay and queer men in New York City, Newark, NJ, Atlanta, GA, and Birmingham, AL.