Marshall Kilgore

Kalamazoo City Commission

Marshall will be the first out queer person of color on the Kalamazoo City Commission!


Marshall Kilgore is a community advocate serving marginalized communities, such as: people of color, members of the LGBTQIA family, people with disabilities and others in need. He devotes his time working towards equity in civic engagement, education and within our society. 
As a Black, bisexual male he knows firsthand of the mistreatment of these communities. Marshall uses his knowledge of personal experiences to provide a view of empathy in every project he is a part of. 
He is a non-profit leader with roots in the Kalamazoo community. Marshall currently works at OutFront Kalamazoo, serving as their Director of Advocacy. The organization is Southwest Michigan’s leading LGBTQ+ resource center. 
Marshall enjoys lending his voice and energy towards causes that will provide for a better future for our world.  

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