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Standing on the Side of Love

June 24th, 2008 (01:46 pm)
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Valuing ALL Families:

A Free Interfaith Community Witness Event

 

  Standing on the Side of Love with Immigrant and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender [GLBT] Families

 

As a welcoming association, Unitarian Universalists [UU] value all individuals and their families. Today GLBT and immigrant families face discrimination and legal barriers in keeping their families together. 

 

Friday, June 27th, 5:00pm—6:30pm

Stranahan Park, downtown Ft. Lauderdale

Broward Blvd at Andrews Avenue

 

Speakers: Rev. William Sinkford, President, UUA, Rev. Gail Tapscott,

Rev. Naomi King & Interfaith and Community Leaders 

 

There will be testimonials and information on what we can do from Unitarian Universalists and members of Florida Immigrant Coalition, Equality Florida, Fairness for all Families, and Greater Ft. Lauderdale LGBT & Friends Interfaith Clergy.

        

Bring your family and learn about what we can do working together to value ALL families!  Come witness and stand on the side of love! There will be music by the River of Grass UU Band,  food vendors, and kid-friendly activities.

 

A state ballot Constitutional Amendment to outlaw same sex marriage will be on the November ballot. The amendment will ban all recognition and benefits for all unmarried couples, It will block civil unions, domestic partnership and repeal existing protections and family benefits relied upon by millions of Floridians.

 

Vote No on 2!

 

Sponsors:  UUA, GA Planning Committee, UU Church of Ft. Lauderdale, River of Grass UU Congregation, UU Florida State Advocacy Network, UU Interweave, DRUUMM (Diverse & Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries), Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT & Friends Interfaith Clergy, ACLU, Florida Immigrant Coalition, Equality Florida, Fairness for All Families & Others

 

Shuttles leave from Convention Center B & C starting at 4:30. Parking is also available in the Library parking garage.