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TransAction Spotlight - Morgan Laisch

Morgan Laisch
TransAction Advisory Board Spotlight

"Last year, Equality Florida launched its statewide transgender inclusion initiative in support of the Transgender Community. With the creation of TransAction Florida's Advisory Board, we now have a statewide scope and reach to provide advocacy, awareness and education of the transgender journey. We are very pleased to highlight one of our Advisory Board Members each month in 2015. This month, we are honored to spotlight the incomparable Morgan Laisch."

Mark Puskarich

Tampa Development Officer & Corporate Gifts Manager
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Mark is proud to be part of Equality Florida, raising support and awareness for the organization's important work throughout Florida. No stranger to the organization before joining full time, Mark served on Equality Florida's Tampa Gala Steering Committee in 2012, and as vice chair and chair of the committees for the 2014 and 2015 galas, respectively.

"Welcome" Miami-Dade Equality Connection for Cindy Brown

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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City Hall - The Restaurant
2004 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33137

Please join us for a special Miami Equality Florida Connection at City Hall - The Restaurant, when we will welcome CINDY BROWN to the staff of Equality Florida. Cindy has been at the inception and/or the center of many of the most significant pro-LGBT organizations in South Florida and we could not be more proud or excited to have Cindy working on behalf of Equality Florida, as our Miami-Dade Development Officer.

Cindy Brown

Miami-Dade Development Officer
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Florida native Cindy Brown has lived in Miami since she was two years old. She was in high school during Anita Bryant’s infamous 1977-78 “Save Our Children” campaign, which so demonized LGBT people that she dared not come out.

NEWS RELEASE: Equality Florida hires Cindy Brown, a celebrated LGBT leader in Miami-Dade

Equality Florida hires Cindy Brown, a celebrated LGBT leader in Miami-Dade

She’ll be the LGBT advocacy group’s local development officer

May 28, 2015

Cindy Brown, a widely admired leader in Miami-Dade’s LGBT community and beyond, has joined the staff of Equality Florida as it’s new Miami-Dade development officer.

A first-time volunteer at Harvey Milk Festival 2015

Arriving at 11:45, I was a little nervous/anxious about volunteering, asking strangers to sign a petition supporting equal rights. I had never participated or even attended a civil rights event, so volunteering at one came from a place of genuine love, curiosity, and determination to overcome whatever micro-barriers might still exist within me internally.

Fun in the Sun at Aqua Girl 2015!

This weekend Equality Florida was having fun in sun at Aqua Girl, the world’s largest charity event for women. In between killer DJ sets, amazing artistic performances and dips in the pool we engaged the crowd in the fight for full equality for all LGBT Floridians.

NEWS RELEASE: Historic voter mobilization secures Pro-Equality Majority on Jacksonville City Council

Historic voter mobilization secures Pro-Equality Majority on Jacksonville City Council

Human Rights Campaign and Equality Florida rally more than 100,000 voters

[Jacksonville] -- An historic mobilization of pro-equality voters in today’s run-off elections means a majority of the Jacksonville City Council are now on record in support of adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the city’s nondiscrimination law.

Volunteer at the 2015 St. Petersburg Gala

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RSVP for Freedom To Be Me and Equality Florida's Safe Space Canvass Effort

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Please join us as we create a safe environment for the recovering LGBT community in Jacksonville. This event will focus on supporting an integral part of our city by working together to end discrimination.
The upcoming May 19th election will determine the fate of the Human Rights Ordinance. This is our greatest opportunity to ensure housing, workplace and public accommodation protections.
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