• Jerry Newberry: Including LGBT Youth

    Jerry Newberry, Executive Director of the National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA-HIN), talks about the unprecedented media coverage of LGBT youth suicides in 2010 and the history of the NEA’s work in support of LGBT youth. Jerry also explains why, in 1989, he had to wear a bullet-proof vest when determining what should be taught in sex-education classes.

    Posted 11.2.11
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  • James Rucker: Incubating Social Change

    James is a co-founder of Citizen Engagement Lab, an incubator for new media organizing that focuses on marginalized and underrepresented communities. Learn what it takes to create an organizing movement by breaking down organizational and personal silos.

    Posted 5.13.11
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  • Janet Murguía: Latino/LGBT Collaboration

    Janet Murguía is President and CEO of the National Council of La Raza, the largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Using the 2009 Hate Crimes Prevention Act and the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT), Janet highlights what can happen when disenfranchised people work together and why it's important for the Latino and LGBT communities to continue collaborating.

    Posted 7.29.11
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  • Lynn Greer: Life Changing Experiences

    Two life changing events brought Lynn to the LGBT movement. The first was the March on Washington which she accidentally attended because she was adding a panel to the AIDS Memorial Quilt in memory of her brother. The second was an OutGiving conference where she heard Tim Gill speak about being fuel for the movement. Since then, Lynn has started her own community foundation in Columbus, OH which now has more than $5 million in pledges.

    Posted 5.10.11
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  • Pam Spaulding: Life of a Blogger

    Pam has been blogging about LGBT issues for more than seven years. Here she shares an example of a single blogger influencing the outcome of a political race and how blogswarming ended an anti-trans campaign – both using nothing more than social media and blog posts.

    Posted 5.12.11
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  • Tony Tapia: Numbers Behind the Immigration & LGBT Movement

    Tony Tapia is the Board Co-Chair for Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. Tony discusses the history of immigration reform, what immigrant demographics look like today, and the importance of immigrant-rights funding.

    Posted 7.29.11
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