LEAD Press Conference- 4/3/12 at 10AM
Press Conference: Over 50 Elected Officials LEAD for Equality in Michigan
Contact: Sarah Kennedy, 646-470-9507
Press Conference: Over 50 Elected Officials LEAD for Equality in Michigan Leaders from across the state sign on to statement of support
LANSING April 2, 2012– This Tuesday, Unity Michigan will announce that over 50 local elected officials have signed on to the LEAD (Local Electeds Against Discrimination) statement. LEAD is a statewide coalition of office holders who are calling for gay and transgender-inclusive non-discrimination protections. This follows Sen. Rebekah Warren’s March 22 announcement that she would introduce legislation to amend the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for gay and transgender people.
WHAT: Local Electeds Against Discrimination press conference
WHEN: Tuesday, April 3, 10:30 AM
WHO: Nathan Triplett, East Lansing Mayor Pro Tem; Kathie Dunbar, Lansing City Council Vice President; Derek Dobies, Jackson City Council; other local elected officials who signed the LEAD statement; Denise Brogan-Kator, Executive Director of Equality Michigan
WHERE: Lansing City Council Chambers, 10th Floor – City Hall, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933
The Unity Michigan Coalition works to ensure that all Michiganders are treated fairly by advancing non-discrimination policies. The Unity Michigan Coalition includes the ACLU of Michigan, Affirmations, Equality Michigan, KICK, the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Ruth Ellis Center.
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