Media Advisory

NAACP TO HOST LGBT TASK FORCE WORKSHOP AT 108TH
ANNUAL CONVENTION

July 26, 2017

BALTIMORE (July 26, 2017) – The NAACP, the country’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, will host an LGBT workshop as part of its 108th Annual Convention on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Room 344.

Moderated by Alice Huffman, Chairman of the Membership and Units Committee and member of the National Board of Directors, the workshop will feature veteran civil rights activists and board members, Rev. Amos Brown and Rev. William Barber, all three of whom helped lead the National Board in voting overwhelmingly in favor of supporting marriage equality in 2012. Panelists will discuss the NAACP’s stance against conversion therapy and the many issues that threaten equality for the LGBT community today. 

Who:   Bishop Yvette Flounder

Bishop of the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries

Rev. Amos. Brown

Member, NAACP National Board of Directors

Pastor, Third Baptist Church

San Francisco, California

Rev. William Barber, II

Member, NAACP National Board of Directors

Pastor, Greenleaf Christian Church

Goldsboro, North Carolina

Rev. Jethro Moore

Religious Chair, California State Conference, NAACP

President, San Jose Branch NAACP

 

When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

3:00pm – 4:30pm

 

Where: Baltimore Convention Center

Room 344

 

ABOUT THE NAACP:

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. You can read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas by visiting NAACP.org.

 

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