JSALive with Sasha Issenberg and Kate Kendell

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JSALive with Sasha Issenberg and Kate Kendell

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us as we talk to Sasha Issenberg & Kate Kendell as they discuss  LGBTQ+ rights in America.  This moderated student discussion will also speak on the parallels between marriage equality and the fight for Transgender rights. This will be followed by an audience Q&A.

About the Speakers: 

JSA alumnus Sasha Issenberg is the author of four books, most recently "The Engagement: America's Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage," which was featured on the cover of the New York Times Book Review.  He is the Washington correspondent for Monocle and has also written for New York magazine, The New York Times Magazine, and George, where he served as a contributing editor. He teaches in the political science department at UCLA.


Sasha will be joined by Kate Kendell who was recently appointed  Chief of Staff for The California Endowment. She was formerly the head of the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of LGBTQ+ people. Kate played a key leadership role in the movement for marriage equality and worked closely with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom to win this victory.  Kate has appeared in hundreds of media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC, NPR, Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, and dozens of online blogs. Earlier in her career, Kate worked as a corporate attorney and served as the first staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah.

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Details

Date:
June 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm