Next Wednesday, March 7, the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco will be looking at the question of marriage equality, with two important speakers:
- Kathy Levinson, Philanthropist; Co-Chair, LGBT National Finance Committee for Obama
- Rev. Roland Stringfellow, Director of Ministerial Outreach, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, Pacific School of Religion; Director, African-American Faith Community Project (Umoja Project), California Faith for Equality
Kathy Levinson, former president and COO of E*Trade, philanthropist and LGBT rights activist, will show the documentary “I Do. Who Can’t?”, a film designed to foster discussions about marriage equality. She will discuss marriage equality as a corporate issue, the Silicon Valley leaders who chose to make the film, and her experiences working in the corporate world. Rev. Stringfellow will discuss his work as a director of ministerial outreach, in which he works with congregations to create dialog on the topic of LGBT equality; for the last three years, he has been involved in having the sometimes difficult discussions around marriage equality.
Location: Commonwealth Club SF Office 595 Market Street
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Program organizer: Laurie Wagner – firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to learn more about the business value of same-sex marriage, please visit Out & Equal’s resource, The Business Case for Marriage Equality.