Check out DVAU Vice-President Janice Rael and Philadelphia Family Pride Co-Chair Wendy Forbes in the G Philly blog! Learn about how working in coalition with other LGBT leaders helped DVAU and PFP form a new LGBT activism leadership group, “The Summit”! After the quote below, click through the clink to read the rest of the story!
PHILLY ‘SUMMIT’ LEADERS PLANNING DUAL RALLIES LEADING UP TO ‘DAY OF DECISION’
Two local activists have created an all-new group devoted to tackling LGBT issues, and are planning two – count ’em, two – rallies for June.
Posted by Brandon Baker on 5/22/2013 at 3:44PM
Boy oh boy, are these girls ever busy.
Gal pals Janice Rael and Wendy Forbes are no strangers to Philly activism. Rael is vice president of Delaware Valley Americans United for Separation of Church and State; Forbes, meanwhile, is vice chair at Philly Family Pride. But after getting together and realizing they were meeting on more than just an every-so-often basis as local activists, they re-thought their game plan, took to Facebook, and called out to about 10 other activist leaders in the Philadelphia region.
The result is what they’ve dubbed, “The Summit.”