As part of our leadership program for LGBTQ People of Color the Basic Rights Racial Justice team spent the weekend with 11 LGBTQ People of Color leaders together to build relationships; discuss issues that impact LGBTQ People of Color; vision; and plan for the year ahead.
News: Our Families
“I believe in fairness, justice, and dignity for all people. It’s important for all of us to stand up for and be visible in our support for each other.” -June Arima Schumann
Join leaders across Oregon in communities of color in speaking out. If you would like to share your support for LGBT families of color please contact Khalil@basicrights.org by August 21st!
Our Families member, Christian Baeff, shares his story about how Safe Roads affects him and others at the intersections of multiple identities.
“…consider that single issue politics and movements work in alignment with capitalism and all forms of oppression.”
Two Spirit leaders from around the country we’re able to join forces in November to build community, push for justice, and to create a stronger movement for tomorrow.
Because of this powerful presentation, IWOK and WSC increased the number of Tribal leaders who were willing to take a public stand from 60 leaders in 2012 to 100 leaders currently in 2013.
Over 140 leaders have come out to share that they and the organizations they lead, fully support LGBT families of color.