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NC Faith and Community Leaders Strategize Next Steps in Fight to Secure Equal Rights for LGBTQ Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 9, 2017

MEDIA CONTACT

Mackenzie Harris, mharris@faithinpubliclife.org, (610) 283-8879

Kahran Myers, kmyers@faithinpubliclife.org, (727) 742-5193

NC Faith and Community Leaders Strategize Next Steps in Fight to Secure Equal Rights for LGBTQ Communities

Charlotte, NC. —  On Tuesday, October 10th at 9:30 a.m., a new coalition of faith and LGBTQ advocacy groups, the NC Faith Forward Coalition, will mobilize to protect LGBTQ North Carolinians from discrimination.

The gathering will focus on building relationships between communities of faith and LGBTQ people and developing faith-based action plans to work toward an equitable and inclusive North Carolina. This Durham gathering is the second of five across the state.

WHAT:

NC Faith Forward Durham Gathering, a convening of faith and LGBTQ communities.

WHEN:

Tuesday, October 10th, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Durham LGBTQ Center

114 Hunt St

Durham, NC 27701

WHO:

Mandy Carter, LGBT leader and activist.

Rev. Mykal Slack, Director of congregational life, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Raleigh

Faith and Community leaders.

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The NC Faith Forward Coalition consists of seven organizations: Believe Out Loud, Equality North Carolina, Faith in Public Life, The Freedom Center for Social Justice, Many Voices: A Black Church Movement for Gay and Transgender Justice, More Light Presbyterians, and the National LGBTQ Task Force.

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