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NCLR Champions for Justice Gala Event

By Charlotte Robinson, May 13, 2024

The NCLR Champions for Justice Gala takes place at The Conservatory in San Francisco, CA on Saturday May 18th from 5:30P to 11:30P. The Gala will be filled with inspiration, community & celebration with a reception, dinner & after-party with DJ Christie. This year NCLR will be honoring two prominent advocates Nadine Smith & Alok Vaid-Menon who embody the courage & dedication to our LGBTQ community. NCLR will be awarding Nadine Smith, Equality Florida Executive Director with the 2024 Vanguard Award. Nadine has been a champion for justice in Florida leading the charge to defeat discriminatory legislation & was named one of the state’s “Most Powerful & Influential Women” by the Florida Diversity Council. Alok Vaid-Menon is a celebrated comedian, poet, author, actor & public speaker cementing their status as a transformative force across contemporary art, culture & advocacy. Alok has earned the reputation as a trailblazer for gender fluidity & LGBTQ representation & is set to take center stage in 2024 embarking on an unprecedented year reshaping film, comedy, fashion & literature. For over four decades NCLR has been blazing a trail of civil rights wins for all LGBTQ people. They are quite literally fighting for our lives. After years of progress with discrimination protections in housing, education, sports & employment, marriage equality, adoption & family building, protecting reproductive rights & ending conversion therapy, they take on the gravest backlash against our LGBTQ community. The NCLR Champions for Justice Gala is an evening dedicated to celebrating our collective impact & building even greater strength for the future of our LGBTQ movement. For Info & Tix… 


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