San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
SPECIAL NOTE: The first half-hour of this event will include a meeting (6pm-6:30pm) of the membership of San Francisco Pride for the express purpose of electing the "members choice" for Community Grand Marshal of the 2016 LGBT Pride Parade.This meeting is open only to members of SF Pride in good standing and eligible to vote.
Because of limited space, registration is required. You may 1) register for the meeting only, 2) register for both, or 3) register for the forum, which will begin at 6:30pm.
This forum is the first installment of an SF Pride Speaker forum. San Francisco Pride is beginning topical conversations that will closely examine this year's 2016 pride parade theme "For Racial and Economic Justice."
The March 9th speaker forum will focus on: African American Contributions to Gay Culture and the American Experience. This forum is designed to inform, educate, entertain and provide resources and information about the meaningful contribution of people of color through an historical lens past, present and future, perspectives.
We will achieve this through prominent African American keynote speakers and knowledgeable panelists addressing relevant local community issues facing communities of color.
Meaningful documentaries and Soulful entertainment.
Ken Monteiro Ph.D (Psychology) SFSU, Dean, College of Ethnic Studies Keynote Speaker and Moderator
Micah Lubensky Ph.D (Psychology) Co-Chair Generations Black History Experience (LGBTQQ)
Kippy Marks: Violinist and Community Fundraiser.
John Weber - Speaker Forum Chair, Philanthropic leader, SF Pride Board of Directors Member. (Confirmed)
Sable Jones: Miss Queen of Hearts 2016, Drag Entertainer
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San Francisco Pride
The San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration Committee® is a 501(c)3 non-profit membership organization founded to produce the San Francisco Pride Celebration & Parade. SF Pride is dedicated to education, to the commemoration of LGBT heritage and to the celebration of LGBT culture and liberation.
A world leader in the Pride movement, SF Pride is also a grant-giving organization through our Community Partners Program. Since 1997, SF Pride has granted nearly $2.5 million dollars from proceeds of the Pride Celebration and Parade to local non-profit LGBT organizations and those organizations working on issues related to HIV/AIDS, cancer, homelessness, and animal welfare.