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Sixth Annual Lobby Day for Equality May 18, 2011

posted Mar 23, 2011, 1:54 PM by Michael Chanak

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Sixth Annual
Lobby Day for Equality
is May 18, 2011
 
 
Make your voice heard at the Statehouse. Over forty new legislators need to hear your story!
Register here.


1. Local Action Team Leaders and Members needed - Equality Ohio's Local Action Teams' goal is to expand our education efforts, create better relationships between LGBT and allied people and their communities, media and officials, and create a better educated body of media representatives and elected officials in Ohio who will support equality for all their constituents.  More.

2.  2011 CAUSE Conference Registration - for Ohio young adults 18-24.  Two days of networking and learning together.  April 2-3 with a special invitation to join Central Ohio youth for Fusion Friday, a program of Stonewall Columbus, on Friday, April 1, 2011 at Columbus State Community College.

For more informaation or to register for the conference click here.

Presented by the Hermes Foundation (Sustaining Sponsor)
 

3. Cleveland International Film Festival - During the 35th Cleveland International Film Festival (March 24th – April 3rd), Equality Ohio will be featuring the film A Marine Story.  It will be shown March 31st at 2:15 p.m., April 2nd at 9:20 p.m., and April 3rd at 2:05 p.m.  More.  

4.  Local Action Team Trainings for Lobby Day for Equality 2011 - 

Join us for a Local Action Team Training and get information about the EHEA, the Comprehensive Safe Schools Act (CSSA) and other legislative priorities for this year, learn what progress has been made in the past year with your legislator, and practice and prepare with others from your area in advance of meeting with your representative.

Click here to see all the available trainings so you can pick the one that works best for you. 

Fully Committed:
A Gay Wedding Affair
Interested in brunch, mimosas, fashion, and prizes?  Then join us and other members of the LGBT and allied community for Fully Committed: A Gay Wedding Affair.  The event will be hosted at The Athletic Club of Columbus from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m, and will feature Columbus' best gay and allied wedding vendors.  There will be champagne cocktails, appetizers, a mix and mingle fashion show, and giveaways!  Tickets are only $20 in advance ($30 at the door) and proceeds go to Equality Ohio Education Fund.

Buy your tickets today! 

Find out more information at
http://fullycommittedcolumbus.com/home/

WHEN: SUNDAY APRIL SEVENTEENTH TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN FROM 10AM-2PMWHERE: THE ATHELETIC CLUB OF COLUMBUS 136 EAST BROAD STREET COLUMBUS, OH 43215 WHAT: A GAY WEDDING AFFAIR FEATURING GLBT OWNED AND ALLIED VENDORS • BRUNCH STYLE EVENT INCLUDING CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS AND APPETIZERS • MIX AND MINGLE FASHION SHOW • GOODIES + GIVEAWAYS

SPONSORED BY OUTLOOK, ATHLETIC CLUB OF COLUMBUS & J. LAUREN EVENTS

ADVANCED TICKETS $20 • $30 AT THE DOOR • TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT 
http://www.fullycommittedcolumbus.com • TICKET PROCEEDS BENEFIT EQUALITY OHIO EDUCATION FUND 

5.  Gill Foundation invests $25,000 in Equality Ohio through matching gift -In November 2010, Equality Ohio Education Fund was awarded a matching grant of $25,000 from the Gill Foundation.  For every new monthly donor to our Equality Council - the leadership giving group of Equality Ohio of $100 or more per month - the Gill Foundation will match the first $500 - more. 


Our Amazing Interns

Spring 2011 Interns (Left to Right), Jackie Lormor, Jess Peacock and Sammie Groom

6. Clergy Call for Equality - This May 22-24, we encourage you to join HRC’s Religion and Faith Program and hundreds of fellow religious leaders from across the country to build the faithful movement for LGBT justice.  Now more than ever we need religious leaders like you to keep equality at the forefront of our nation’s conscience.  Sign up now for the 2011 Clergy Call for Justice and Equality in Washington, DC and  gather with colleagues from Ohio and beyond to organize, learn, worship and bring your witness for justice to Capitol Hill.  Learn more atwww.hrc.org/clergycall.
 
 Statewide Calendar
Send your calendar suggestions to
calendar@equalityohio.org

 
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