• 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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  • 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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  • Rachel Tiven: Immigration is an LGBT Issue

    Rachel Tiven is the Executive Director of Immigration Equality, an organization working to gain equal immigration rights for LGBT and HIV-positive people. Rachel shares a brief history of immigration reform and helps us understand the importance of immigration reform as an LGBT issue.

    Posted 7.29.11
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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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  • 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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