Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast 2022
The event seeks to bring together all who support equality and justice to celebrate the memory of this influential civil rights activist.
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
9:30-11:00 a.m. (Coffee Welcome 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.) Program starts at 9:30 a.m. sharp and will end at 11:00 a.m.
PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTER
277 N. Avenida Caballeros
Proceeds from this event benefit Coachella Valley youth through Gay-Straight Alliance clubs and LGBTQ youth-related programs.
When he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, Harvey Milk (1930- 1978) became one of the first openly gay men to be elected to political office in the United States. On election night, Harvey Milk reminded his supporters: “This is not my victory – it’s yours. If a gay man can win, it proves that there is hope for all minorities who are willing to fight.” He was assassinated (along with Mayor George Moscone) on November 27, 1978, only eleven months after taking office. Although he did not live to see his dreams fulfilled, the example of his life and leadership has made him an important national symbol for the struggle for human rights.
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