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      Stronger Together -- Women & LGBTQ Justice Conference in Bloomfield Hills


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      June 29, 2019

      Saturday  10:30 AM

      38651 Woodward Avenue
      Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304

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      Stronger Together -- Women & LGBTQ Justice Conference

      OVERVIEW: Women are now in charge in Lansing and dynamic changes are already happening!  This "Stronger Together -- Women and LGBTQ Justice" conference provides the opportunity to hear exciting speakers, to learn about policies that affect the lives of women and LGBTQ people and build skills to become a better ally for both groups.  Making the connection can strengthen both movements. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m.  Brunch 11 a.m. to noon. Program starts at noon. Panel presentation on policy issues; workshops on policy issues and how to be an ally of women and LGBTQ people.  SPEAKERS: Rep. Christine Greig, House Minority Leader; Emily Clancy, Organizer, Planned Parenthood of Michigan; Jay Kaplan, Staff Attorney, Michigan ACLU LGBT Project; Emme Zannoti, Stand With Trans Board Member and volunteer with Human Rights Commission; Corporal Dani Woods, Detroit Police Dept. LGBT Liaison; and Judy Lewis, Training & Education Coordinator for SAGE (LGBT elders). ISSUES:  Protecting abortion rights in Michigan after a Kavanaugh court; Fighting the Trump administration "gag" rule; Restoring access to family planning services; Making the Elliot Larsen Civil Rights LGBTQ inclusive; The (federal) Equality Act; Honoring LGBTQ parents new rights to become adoptive and foster parents; Women giving birth to children in prison. CONFERENCE SUPPORTERS:  The conference is being developed/supported by over 15 women's and LGBTQ empowering organizations including the Birmingham Unitarian Church; Planned Parenthood of Michigan; American Association of University Women; United Church of Christ - Michigan Conference; Fem's for Dems/Fems for Change; Equality Michigan; Stand with Trans; Women's March Michigan; Inclusive Justice; Michigan NOW; SAGE Metro Detroit; Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit; Metropolitan Church of Detroit; Catholics for Choice; Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice; UU Fellowship of Central Michigan; Northwest UU Church; and the Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network.

      Categories: Politics & Activism

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