• Deepak Bhargava: 3 Reasons Immigration is an LGBT Issue

    Deepak Bhargava is Executive Director of the Center for Community Change. Deepak shares three reasons he believes immigration is an LGBT issue. He explores how the LGBT and immigrant-rights movements have benefitted from working together, as well as how these two movements can solidify their alliance and reshape the direction of the country.

    Posted 7.29.11
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  • A Celebration of Allies

    New York Times columnist Frank Bruni moderates a conversation with three remarkable families:
    • Maryann Simpson and her daughter Aija Simpson
    • Paul Singer and his son Andrew Morris-Singer
    • Brian Burke and his son Patrick Burke

    Posted 2.13.15
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  • Rea Carey & Panel: A Conversation on LGBT and Immigrant Rights

    Five leaders share their perspectives from the intersection of the LGBT and immigrant rights movements—from the boycott in Arizona and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

    Posted 8.1.11
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  • Mary Kay Henry, Rashad Robinson, Sandra Fluke, and Tim Sweeney: A Moment for America

    Against the backdrop of a national landscape being shaped by deepening coalitions, five national leaders will examine the unprecedented dynamic that has brought exciting new meaning to the phrase "We the People..." Featuring panelists:
    • Tim Sweeney, Gill Foundation
    • Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union
    • Rashad Robinson, Color of Change
    • Sandra Fluke, Social Justice Advocate

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • Rocío Inclán: An Education is a Civil Right

    Rocío Inclán, Director of the Human Civil Rights Department of the National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest teachers’ union, discusses NEA’s current and future work surrounding LGBT youth. Rocío explains why LGBT youth who don’t attend school because of bullying are denied their civil right to an education. She also talks about NEA’s partnership with allies, and how its campaign – Bully Free: It Starts With Me – will connect caring adults with bullied students in order to provide the support that student needs to succeed.

    Posted 11.2.11
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  • Marguerite Kondracke: Everyone Deserves a Diploma

    Marguerite Kondracke, President and CEO of America’s Promise Alliance (Alliance), explains the essential role allies can play in making sure all LGBT youth feel safe, secure, and nurtured – at school and at home. And she shares how the Alliance is including LGBT youth in their Grad Nation campaign, highlighting geographic areas with the highest drop-out rates.

    Posted 11.2.11
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