May VGFD Meeting--Marriage Equality: On the Frontlines of the Fight for Fairness

Valley Grassroots for Democracy is honored to host distinguished representatives from Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA) and ACLU-Socal to discuss marriage and the pending Supreme Court decisions.

Melissa Goodman is a Senior Staff Attorney with the ACLU-Socal (http://www.aclu-sc.org/). She conducts legal and policy advocacy concerning LGBT rights, reproductive rights, gender equality, and the rights of people with HIV. She served as co-counsel in Windsor v. United States, a challenge to DOMA filed by the ACLU, NYCLU, and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. 

Jane Wishon is a MEUSA (http://marriageequality.org/) Board Member and a straight ally of the LGBT community, She currently serves as a CA Los Angeles County Chapter Leader for Marriage Equality USA, volunteers in Case Management for AIDS Project LA, and works with The Trevor Project both in schools and online. 

The meeting leader is our own Dr. Steve Krantz, Regional Director and National Board Member of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). Steve will update us on Sen Dianne Feinstein’s bill to overturn DOMA, The Respect for Marriage Act.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from and share with leaders on the front-line of the fight for fairness for all families.

WHEN
May 18, 2013 at 10am - 12pm
WHERE
State Building Auditorium
6150 Van Nuys Blvd
Van Nuys, CA 91401
United States
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