• 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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  • Jeremy Heimans: A Social Movement Critique

    Jeremy has developed national and international campaigns that have grown from zero members to more than 50,000 in just four days. In 6 years GetUp mobilized more people than all of the political parties in Australia combined. Learn about AllOut, a new organization Jeremy hopes will become the largest worldwide community supporting LGBT issues using today's technology.

    Posted 5.16.11
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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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  • 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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  • 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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