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2016 Greater Jacksonville Gala

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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The River Club
1 Independent Drive, 35th floor
Jacksonville, FL 32202



Greater Jacksonville Equality Connection 5/22/16

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Kickbacks Gastropub
910/914 King Street
Jacksonville 32204
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Greater Jacksonville Equality Connection at Blue Fish

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Blue Fish
3551 Street Johns Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32205
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#JaxHRO To Be Withdrawn; Community Rally Taking Place Thursday

Like many in the community, Equality Florida is reacting to recent news that Councilman Tommy Hazouri will move to withdraw his own human rights ordinance bill, 2016-002 at the City Council meeting this Thursday. This is a setback to be sure, but by no means a defeat. Councilman Hazouri has been a steadfast champion for equality, and we know that he remains committed to passing a fully-inclusive amendment to our human rights ordinance. He, along with Aaron Bowman and Jim Love, have been great leaders on this issue and show no signs of abandoning this work.

NEWS RELEASE: Mayor Curry signs Executive Order prohibiting discrimination; Councilman Jim Love co-sponsors HRO

Mayor Lenny Curry has announced an Executive Order that prohibits discrimination in the City of Jacksonville based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. The order will cover employment by the city and will require contractors to also have policies in place.

JAX UPDATE: LGBT-inclusive HRO has been officially introduced!

Written by: Amber Paoloemilio
Civic Engagement Coordinator
*Amber is currently located in Jacksonville*

2016 Jacksonville Equality Connection at M Shack Riverside

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
M Shack Riversid
1012 Margaret St, Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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#JaxHRO Community Conversation: Supporting the Needs and Well-being of Families

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
FSCJ Downtown Campus
501 W. State Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry has announced three Community Conversations on the Human Rights Ordinance. We’re pleased to see Mayor Curry keep his commitment to lead the discussion about the need for updated non-discrimination laws in Jacksonville! RSVP below to attend the Town Halls!

Questions? Contact Amber at [email protected]


2015 Greater Jacksonville Gala: A Record-Breaking Event!

On September 26th, nearly 500 guests gathered at the beautiful Florida Yacht Club to celebrate our movement’s historic gains and invest in the critical work ahead. Thanks to the generosity of our incredible sponsors and equality supporters like you, we broke our local fundraising record and raised over $192,000 for LGBT equality in the Greater Jacksonville region and across the state.