Equality Forum the nonprofit organization based in Philadelphia, PA whose mission is to advance national & international LGBT civil rights through education has announced it will hold its Equality Forum 2016 concurrent with the Democratic National Convention from July 25th through July 28th. The lineup will include over 20 national LGBT leaders, elected officials, newsmakers & experts. Equality Forum 2016 will bring together prominent, national voices for discussions on the state & future of the LGBT movement & hold two historic marker dedications & award ceremonies. Beginning on Monday July 25th with its 21st Annual International Role Model Award VIP Lunch that will take place from 12P to 1P at the National Museum of American Jewish History in the 5th Floor Ballroom. David L. Cohen, Special Advisor, Democratic National Convention & Sr. Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation will host the event. It will be followed by the National Legal Panel from 2:30P to 4P with Moderator R. Bradley Sears, Executive Director of the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law. Panelists will include James Esseks, Director, ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & HIV Project, Roberta Kaplan, Counsel to Edie Windsor, Shannon Minter, Esq., Litigation Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights & Janson Wu, Executive Director, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) with Special Guest Jim Obergefell, Plaintiff, Supreme Court Marriage Equality Case who will be signing of his book “Love Wins” directly after the National Legal Panel.
For Complete Schedule: equalityforum.com
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