Carlton Rucker, M.Ed.

Carlton Rucker, M.Ed.
Carlton Rucker, M.Ed.
Program Manager

M.Ed., Counseling Psychology, Howard University School of Education, Washington, D.C.
crucker@friendsresearch.org
Phone: 323-463-1601
Fax: 323-463-0126
Research Interests

Carlton Rucker earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Morehouse College and his Master’s degree in Education from Howard University. After graduating from Howard University, Carlton spent four years counseling inner city students in Washington, D.C.

Carlton has over 15 years of experience educating and empowering individuals from marginalized communities.  With a passion for equality amongst Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) and LGBTQ populations, Carlton moved to Los Angeles, CA and began developing and implementing programs for transitional aged LGBTQ people who were experiencing homelessness. Carlton’s active involvement in Models of Pride events, EDGY conferences, Trans Pride LA, AIDS Life Cycle and the City of West Hollywood Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board meetings earned him a 2020 Service Award from the Los Angeles LGBT Center.  Carlton continues to fuel his passion for behavioral change through health education, community-engagement, and maximum service to underrepresented communities.