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Join HRC for Two Events in North Alabama

by HRC staff January 26, 2016


HRC will be in Huntsville the first week of February for two events.

Please come meet HRC's Project One America Director Ben Needham on Wednesday, Feburary 3, 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Bar Louie 365 The Bridge St Ste 100, Huntsville, AL. 

RSVP by emailing tori.sisson@hrc.org.  Bring your friends!

Also, please register to attend the LGBT Rural Summit on Thurs, Feb 4, hosted by The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the True Colors Fund.  This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served. Help spread the word and plan to join the conversation. 

According to the Williams Institute, “10 percent of all same-sex couples in the country live in rural America" and these couples are actually more likely to be families of color and raising children.

This series offers a unique opportunity for USDA and other federal agencies to share information relating to policies, programs, and services that exist to protect, promote and strengthen LGBTQ+ rural communities. Issues ranging from rural housing loans, community facility grants and bullying will be discussed.  From housing, education, healthcare, youth empowerment, and more, there will be something for everyone and we welcome and need your voice and perspective to ensure the success of the day. 

What: The Alabama LGBT Rural Summit

Where: Alabama A&M University – J.F. Drake Memorial Learning Resource Center (LRC), 4900 Meridian Street North, Huntsville, AL

When: Thursday February 4th 12-5pm (Registration Opens at 11am)  

Registration Page: http://RuralPrideAL.eventbrite.com





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