Advancing LGBT Civil Rights

National Politics Panel

Friday, May 4, 5:30 am - 6:45 am
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA

With upcoming federal and state elections, our panel of experts analyzes the political landscape as it relates to LGBT civil rights.

A joint partnership between Equality Forum and the National Constitution Center.




Chuck Wolfe (Moderator)
President and CEO
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund

Chuck Wolfe is the President and CEO of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, the nation's leading organization that supports openly LGBT candidates. During his tenure, hundreds of openly LGBT candidates have been elected.

Clarke Cooper (Panelist)
Executive Director
Log Cabin Republicans

R. Clarke Cooper is the Executive Director of Log Cabin Republicans. He is a decorated Army combat veteran and was a diplomat for President George W. Bush, where he last served as an Alternative Representative to the United Nations Security Council.

Patrick Guerriero (Panelist)
Founding Partner
Civitas Public Affairs Group

Patrick Guerriero is founding partner of Civitas Public Affairs Group, a national firm offering  strategies to impact public policy. He is a former state legislator, a two-term mayor and a nationally recognized advocate for equality.

Rebecca Isaacs (Panelist)
Executive Director
Equality Federation

Rebecca Isaacs, Executive Director of Equality Federation, is an attorney and leading advocate for LGBT equality. Previously, Isaacs served as Political Director at the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force.

Andrew Tobias (Panelist)
Democratic National Committee

Andrew Tobias is the Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee. He has written for New York Magazine, Esquire, and Time, and is the author of three New York Times bestsellers.

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