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LGBTQ Economic Justice Week Starts Today

By SF LGBT Community Center - 2014-10-20 - Updated: 2014-10-21

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SF LGBT Community launches 7th Economic Justice Week, a series of free events focusing on economic and social justice issues impacting LGBTQ community.

"The SF LGBT Center is a welcoming place for our diverse LGBT community and its supporters to find innovative services and fabulous cultural programs that lead to a stronger and healthier community."

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The LGBTQ community has long faced discrimination in employment, education, healthcare, and economic supports. Themed "Beyond Survival", the LGBTQ Economic Justice Week will foster the dialogue needed to map the road ahead, while providing comprehensive workshops, services and key resources.

Running today until October 25th, the week includes a Community Town Hall (10/21 from 12:30 to 4:30pm) to voice the community's most pressing needs and mobilize a pathway forward.

Other event highlights include a Kickoff Award Reception (10/21 at 5:30pm) and an LGBT Career Fair (10/22 from 12-3pm), showcasing over 40 employers.

Events during the week will include:

Also includes a series of tactical workshops and panels:

For full details and to RSVP, visit http://www.eventbrite.com/o/lgbtq-economic-justice-week-beyond-survival-6842094731

The SF LGBT Center is a welcoming place for our diverse LGBT community and its supporters to find innovative services and fabulous cultural programs that lead to a stronger and healthier community.

The Center serves over 9,000 visitors and hosts more than 200 events per month.

The Center is located at 1800 Market Street in San Francisco.

Learn more about the Center at www.sfcenter.org, or call (415) 865-5555.

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