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Immigration

The NeedThe FundingTop Funders & Recipients Assets & OpportunitiesThe Need   There are an estimated 904,000 LGBTQ immigrants in the United States, which means that more than one in ten LGBTQ adults are immigrants. Nearly one-third of LGBTQ immigrants are undocumented. These 267,000 LGBTQ undocumented immigrants face unique barriers when it comes to education, healthcare, and economic opportunity. Because LGBT undocumented immigrants lack legal status, they are ineligible for health insurance subsidies and benefits offered by the Affordable Care Act, and as a result often lack affordable options and forego care entirely. Similarly, in many states undocumented immigrants are ineligible […]

Speakers

Register Accommodations Schedule Speakers Sponsorship Session Proposals Planning Committee F.A.Q. Speakers Kim Abbott M. Adams Kristi Andrasik Rini Banerjee Xochitl Bervera Karina Claudio Betancourt Autumn Brown Miabi Chatterji B Cole Steven Cole-Shcwartz Ryan Li Dahlstrom Heidi Dorow Patricia Eng Gabriel Foster Samanta Franklin Naomi Goldberg Sharita Gruberg Stephanie Guilloud Sarah Gunther Efrain Gutierrez Tyrone Hanley Phyllis Steven Harris Paulina Helm-Hernandez Dr. Alice Y. Hom Mary Hooks Surina Khan Cietta Kiandoli Andy Marra Ben Francisco Maulbeck Monica Meyer Evelin E. Montes Paul D. Moore Michael Murray Anthony Newby Isa Noyola Trina Olson Zachary Packineau Amarilis Pagan-Jimenez Jerry Peterson Gautam Raghavan Barbara […]

Out of the Closet, Out of the Shadow: LGBTQ Leadership in the Struggle Against Deportation

Register Accommodations Schedule Speakers Sponsorship Session Proposals Planning Committee F.A.Q. Out of the Closet, Out of the Shadow: LGBTQ Leadership in the Struggle Against Deportation Thursday, March 31st · 11:30am — 12:30pm WATCH: Out of the Closet, Out of the Shadows: LGBTQ Leadership in the Struggle Against Deportation (Full Video) Recent immigrant rights activism has been marked by a striking number of LGBTQ participants, among other groups, who have asserted a common cause and contributed mightily. Their leadership and involvement has had a transformative effect, raising broader awareness of the harsh and inequitable consequences of flawed immigration laws and policy, […]

Unjust: How the Broken Criminal Justice System Fails LGBT People

Register Accommodations Schedule Speakers Sponsorship Session Proposals Planning Committee F.A.Q. Unjust: How the Broken Criminal Justice System Fails LGBT People Thursday, March 31st · 4:00pm — 5:10pm LGBT people are overrepresented in the U.S. criminal justice system. A report released in early 2016 highlights the drivers of increased incarceration for LGBT people, the treatment of LGBT people within the justice system and in prisons, jails, and immigration detention facilities, and the barriers LGBT people with criminal records face when trying to rebuild their lives. During this table talk, speakers will discuss the key issues facing LGBT people and their interactions […]
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