Daniel J Downer

DEI Consultant

Daniel J. Downer (he/him) is an award-winning community advocate, facilitator, and public speaker with a long history of advocating for Black and Brown LGBTQ+, racial, and social movements in Central Florida. Through his work with community initiatives and organizations, Daniel has combined his lived experience with his educational and professional expertise to create movement in addressing allyship, antiracism, diversity, equity, inclusion, and LGBTQ+ issues.

Daniel currently serves as the Executive Director of The Bros in Convo Initiative, a community organization in Orlando educating and empowering gay and queer individuals of color living in Central Florida through comprehensive health education, STI prevention linkage, and peer support. He sits on the Board of Directors of RAHMA, a Black Muslim-led organization addressing HIV/AIDS in faith communities through education, advocacy, and empowerment. The Board of Directors of One Orlando Alliance is a vital support network for LGBTQ+ organizations in Central Florida.

Daniel provides his clients with relevant, impactful, and comprehensive content and solutions to help build and strengthen their strategies to infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion into their organizational culture, enhancing outcomes for everyone.