BOONE—The Appalachian State University and Boone communities are invited to a live streaming of a panel discussion on advancing civil rights for the LGBT community.
The program “Moving Forward Together: A Panel Discussion on Civil Rights and the LGBT Community” with guest speaker Suze Orman will be streamed Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in room 114 Belk Library and Information Commons.
Gus Peña, director of the Office of Multicultural Student Development at Appalachian, will convene the event and facilitate a discussion at the conclusion of the event. Admission is free.
In addition, the video stream can be watched at http://www.tbeboca.org/live-streaming-video
Cosponsored by The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, Florida, the event will feature remarks by Abraham H. Foxman, national ADL director.
Panelists are Mitchell Gold, owner of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams International Home Furnishings Company, Rabbi Dan Levin of Temple Beth El of Boca Raton, Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida, David Barkey, ADL and civil rights area counsel, Jamie Schaefer, activist and board member of Faith in America, and The Rev. Andrew J. Sherman, rector of St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church in Boca Raton.
More information is available at http://florida.adl.org by clicking the events link.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier, public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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