• 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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  • Kate Kendall, Maya Harris, and Tim Sweeney: America's Challenges are LGBT Challenges, Part 1

    Assessing LGBT issues through a prism of defining national challenges helps to illuminate the unique ways in which "American" issues impact LGBT people and vice versa. This sobering look at the challenges faced by the most vulnerable among us also showcases donors who have been inspired to make these challenges a priority for their giving. An overview featuring:
    • Tim Sweeney [moderator], Gill Foundation
    • Kate Kendall, National Center for Lesbian Rights
    • Maya Harris, Ford Foundation

    Posted 2.18.15
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  • America's Challenges are LGBT Challenges, Part 2

    Advocates and donors offer a sobering look at the challenges faced by the most vulnerable among us. Featuring:
    • School Climate: Geoffrey Winder (GSA Network) and Ryan Pedlow (Ziff Brothers Investments / GLSEN)
    • Youth Homelessness: Jama Shelton (Forty to None Project) and Terrence Meck (The Palette Fund)
    • Healthcare Access for All: Jace Woodrum (One Colorado) and Jennifer Kates (Kaiser Family Foundation)
    • Immigration Reform: Jorge Gutierrez (United We Dream) and Matt Foreman (Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund)
    • Aging: Kathleen Sullivan (L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center) and Ambassador James C. Hormel
    • Global / International: Selly Thiam (None on Record) and J. Bob Alotta (Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice)

    Posted 2.18.15
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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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