July 20, 2015 Meeting to Feature
a most distinguished speaker - GLBT civil rights leader and organizer Christina Gorczynski
Our Monday July 20th meeting will feature a most distinguished speaker: Christina Gorczynski.
Christina is a native Houstonian who currently serves as the Statewide Directory of Texas Wins, a coalition of Texans who have come together for one single goal: to ensure that all Texans - including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people - are treated fairly and equally and are protected from discrimination.
Christina is a licensed attorney with the State Bar of Texas with a background in nonprofit law, voting rights advocacy and LBGT policy advancement. She also serves as CEO of First Person LLC, a strategic advisory firm specializing in smart leadership for socially responsible organizations.
She has a BA in Women's Studies from Beloit College in Wisconsin and a JD/MBA from the University of Houston. Christina is an award-winning leader in Houston's LGBT community and is dedicated to advancing policies that protect all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Texas and beyond.
Our meeting will take place a few weeks after the historic Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, so having Christina speak on the the fight for equal rights will be most timely.
As is customary, the meeting will be held at Fadi's Mediterranean Grill - 4738 Beechnut just West of Loop 610 West, HoSuston, S77096. The dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start PROMPTLY at 7:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend, but attendees pay for their own food and drinks.
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