ADVISORY: CAP to Host Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, Panel of Experts to Discuss the Landscape for LGBT Equality at the State and Local Levels
Washington, D.C. — The Center for American Progress will host Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) to discuss the future of the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality in the face of a hostile federal and state legislative landscape. Gov. Markel will speak on the larger role of governors across the nation to achieve comprehensive nondiscrimination protections at the state and local levels.
A panel featuring Charlotte, North Carolina, City Councilwoman LaWana Mayfield and Equality Texas’ Transgender Programs Coordinator Lou Weaver will discuss the political and legal challenges and opportunities ahead. CAP will release a new report about the key components of nondiscrimination and the empirical evidence for driving comprehensive change.
Winnie Stachelberg, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Center for American Progress
Gov. Jack Markell (D-DE)
Laura E. Durso, Senior Director, LGBT Research and Communications Project, Center for American Progress
December 8, 2016, 12:00 p.m. ET – 1:30 p.m. ET
Center for American Progress
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Washington, D.C. 20005
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