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Join us tonight at Howard University & Oct. 2 for One Nation Working Together!

October 1, 2010

The One Nation Working Together rally is just a day away! LGBTQ groups will be joining with thousands of progressive allies in Washington, D.C., tomorrow, Oct. 2, for One Nation Working Together’s national rally.

The National Black Justice Coalition, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, National Stonewall Democrats and Pride At Work are co-convening the “LGBTQ Table” for One Nation Working Together, a new progressive movement demanding secure jobs, justice and quality education.

Tonight, Oct. 1:  On this eve of One Nation Working Together, please join us for a conversation at Howard University about how we can work together on developing an LGBTQ-inclusive social justice agenda.  Details:

Location:
Howard University School of Law
Moot Court Room
2900 Van Ness Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
Friday, Oct. 1, 2010
7-9PM

Panelists Include:
Sharon Lettman-Hicks, Executive Director, National Black Justice Coalition
Mara Keisling, Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality
Cornell Belcher, President, Brilliant Corners Research & President Obama’s Pollster
Stacey Long, Federal Legislative Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Moderated by: Victoria Kirby, Howard University

Co-hosted by:
CASCADE: the Coalition of Activist Students Celebrating the Acceptance of Diversity and Equality
OUTLaw – Howard University Chapter
DC Coalition
DC Black Pride

And, of course, join us tomorrow for the One Nation Working Together rally.

Also on Oct. 2, the Whitman-Walker Clinic in Washington, D.C., is hosting its 24th annual AIDS Walk Washington, which takes place Saturday morning prior to the One Nation Working Together rally.

Event information is here: www.aidswalkwashington.org. Whitman-Walker Clinic is proud to be a partner organization of One Nation Working Together. Rally attendees can sign-up online for the AIDS Walk and receive a 25 percent discount off the standard registration rate (code:ONWT).

The LGBTQ Table is encouraging people to support the AIDS Walk, as well as rally with One Nation Working Together. LGBTQ organizations and activists are invited to gather at Freedom Plaza at 10 a.m. to share in the closing ceremonies of the AIDS Walk and then march as a delegation to the One Nation Working Together rally.

For more details of how to get involved in One Nation Working Together, visit www.onenationworkingtogether.org, Facebook at “One Nation Working Together,” or Twitter using the hashtags #OneNation, #DC10210 and #OneNationLGBTQ.

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