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Thursday, June 6, 2013

From AFJ's Bolder Advocacy Initiative: How they did it: The 2012 marriage equality campaigns

          “We don’t do this enough…Get together to celebrate victories,” said Human Rights Campaign’s National Field Director Marty Rouse in opening the recent event they cosponsored with Alliance for Justice. In late May we brought the leaders of the 2012 marriage equality campaigns together to talk about their historic victories. Moderated by AFJ Executive Vice President Marissa Brown, the discussion offered many lessons for groups pursuing their own advocacy efforts–whether for marriage equality or other social justice causes.

          And as Marty said, “While 2012 was a wonderful, wonderful success, there is still a lot of work to do.” We hope the experiences shared by the seasoned advocates on our panel will inform and inspire future campaigns. ...

Read the full post - and see the video of this event - at AFJ's Bolder Advocacy Blog

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