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Equality California’s Statement on the Announcement that Hillary Clinton is a Candidate for President of the United States
April 12, 2015 at 8:43 am

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2015

CONTACT: Jason Howe, Equality California
PHONE: (323) 848-9801/MOBILE: (415) 595-9245/EMAIL: jason@eqca.org

Los Angeles – Equality California, California’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, released the following statement on the announcement that Hillary Clinton is a candidate for President of the United States.

“We asked her to run, and now that she has entered the race, Equality California will pull out all the stops to help her win,” said Equality California executive director Rick Zbur. “Electing Hillary Clinton as our next President is one of the most important things we can do to advance LGBT equality and acceptance. Throughout her career, Sec. Clinton has been a champion for the LGBT community. Not only is the Supreme Court at stake, but her election is crucial to backstop the potential targeting of our community by the current anti-equality Congress.”

On March 16, Equality California became the nation’s first major LGBT organization to endorse Hillary Clinton. With 800,000 members, Equality California is America’s second largest LGBT civil rights organization and has launched “EQCA for Hillary,” a grassroots campaign to mobilize its members to support her candidacy and help her win.

For more information on Equality California’s endorsement of Sec. Clinton, or to interview Rick Zbur, please contact Linsey Pecikonis at linsey@eqca.org or by calling 818-394-0947.

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Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society. Our mission is to achieve and maintain full and lasting equality, acceptance, and social justice for all people in our diverse LGBT communities, inside and outside of California. Our mission includes advancing the health and well-being of LGBT Californians through direct healthcare service advocacy and education. Through electoral, advocacy, education and mobilization programs, we strive to create a broad and diverse alliance of LGBT people, educators, government officials, communities of color and faith, labor, business, and social justice communities to achieve our goals. www.eqca.org


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