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County Commission to be honored by Equality Florida

Release Date: 
May 1, 2014

Written By: Morgan Watkins

The Equality Florida Institute plans to honor the Alachua County Commission Friday evening with the Voice for Equality Award at its annual Greater Gainesville Gala.

The commission is being given this award to recognize its addition of protections regarding employment, housing and public accommodations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the community, according to an Equality Florida news release.

Meet the Interns: Laura Melendez Parra

Meet the Interns: Laura Melendez Parra

(Gainesville Office)

1. Tell us a little about yourself...

I am a Freshman at the University of Florida, majoring in psychology. I may also minor in business. I like riding my bike and going swimming, although I am very bad at swimming.

Meet the Interns: Joanna Bomfim

Meet the Interns: Joanna Bomfim

(Gainesville Office)

1. Tell us a little about yourself...

My name is Joanna Bomfim. I am 20 years old and a sophomore at the University of Florida, double majoring in women’s studies and political science.

2. Why are you involved with LGBT activism?

Gainesville's MLK Jr. Commemorative March

Gainesville's MLK Jr. Commemorative March

Alachua County Commissioners Vote to Amend Human Rights Ordinance

Date: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: 
Room 209 of the County Administration Building
12 SE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601

 

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners will be voting on a proposal to update the countywide Human Rights Ordinance to include protections for gender identity or expression. Come by to show solidarity and support!

Greater Gainesville Summer Equality Connection

Date: 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Type: 
Mixer
Location: 
Tall Paul's Brew House
10 SE 2nd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32061
 
 
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Equality Florida annual Gainesville fundraiser is Saturday

Release Date: 
May 2, 2013

 

NEWS RELEASE: Gala Energizes New Generation in the Fight for Equality in Gainesville

 

Gala Energizes New Generation in the Fight for Equality!

Volunteer for our 2013 Gainesville Gala!

 

Our 2013 Gainesville Gala is only a few days away and we need your help.

We're expecting hundreds of people and need a dedicated team of volunteers who can help us ensure that it's a smashing success.

TAKE ACTION: Alachua County Day of Action for Mayor Craig Lowe

Date: 
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm